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Record Number: 25540


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'F. Edminson read an able review of Morley's Life of Cromwell and A. Rawlings read a ['charming' inserted in another hand and crossed out] paper on Wm Morris.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

15 Oct 1901

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: Green Bank, London Rd

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:

Alfred Rawlings

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1855

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Alfred Rawlings

Title:

[paper on William Morris]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

25540

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Alfred Rawlings

Title:

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

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

64

Citation:

Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private Collection, p. n/a, p. 64, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25540, accessed: 17 January 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).

   
   
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