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Record Number: 23669


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Another writer D.J. rated highly was Thomas Hardy, whose novel "Jude the Obscure" he used to read and re-read with what Taylor described as 'morbid satisfaction'.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

From: 27 Oct 1914

Country:

Wales

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Swansea

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

David John Thomas

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1876

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

teacher

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Wales

Country of Experience:

Wales

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas Hardy

Title:

Jude the Obscure

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

23669

Source:

Print

Author:

Andrew Lycett

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Dylan Thomas: a New Life

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

2003

Vol:

n/a

Page:

20

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Andrew Lycett, Dylan Thomas: a New Life (London, 2003), p. 20, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=23669, accessed: 26 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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