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Record Number: 26611


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The programme on Ibsen's work was opened by a reading on Peer Gynt by Helen Rawlings from P.H. Wicksteed's book on Ibsen. Kathleen Rawlings sang a song from Peer Gynt composed by Grieg. Helen & Margery Rawlings & the Secretary gave readings & Kathleen Rawlings another song from the same play. F.J. Edminson gave a few biographical details of Ibsen & a synopsis of the plot of the Doll's House followed by a reading from the play. Miss Marriage, H.M Wallis, W.S. Rowntree & Percy Kaye took part in a reading from Pillars of Society'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

21 Nov 1911

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: 'Whinfell' [?]

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:

Helen Rawlings

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1858

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 XII Book Club


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Henrik Ibsen

Title:

Peer Gynt

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

26611

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Alfred Rawlings

Title:

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

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

137

Citation:

Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private Collection, p. n/a, p. 137, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=26611, accessed: 27 June 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). [possibly read with Margery and Alfred Rawlings]

   
   
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