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Record Number: 25121


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The following programme of readings from Lewis Carroll's works as arranged by the committee of arrangements was then started [?] upon. The Mad Tea Party by Mr A.L. Goadby The Hunting of the Snark " Mrs Cass The Mock Turtle's Story " Mr Stansfield The Jabberwock " Mrs Edminson The Explanation of the Jabberwock Etmyology " Mrs Goadby 41: from Sylvie and Bruno " Mrs [Miss?] Neild A poem " A Rawlings'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

25 Sep 1899

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: 'Greenbank'

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:

Charles Stansfield

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Quaker or associated with the Friends

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Members of the XII Book Club


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Lewis Carroll [pseud.]

Title:

[the Mock Turtle's Story from] Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

25121

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Alfred Rawlings

Title:

XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)

Location:

Private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

36

Citation:

Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private collection, p. n/a, p. 36, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25121, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php). Date of birth is ?

   
   
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