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Record Number: 26025


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The meeting at the Lawn on Dec 9 1901 was devoted to the life & works of Moore & Hood. F.J. Edminson read a paper on their works and Miss Goadby one entitled Reminiscences of Moore. Mr Goadby read The Demon Sleep [?] and Nellie Gray, Mrs Edminson the Song of the Shirt & Mrs Rawlings selections from Lalla Rookh.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

9 Dec 1901

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: the Lawn, Upper Redlands 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:

Allan Goadby

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Demon Sleep

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26025

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Alfred Rawlings

Title:

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

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

65

Citation:

Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private Collection, p. n/a, p. 65, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26025, accessed: 14 June 2024


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). I cannot find a poem of this title by Moore or Hood, but this is what the MS seems to say.

   
   
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