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Record Number: 27065


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The rest of the evning was devoted to Wordsworth, Alfred Rawlings, Mrs Rawlings, Mrs W.H. Smith, C.I. Evans, C.E. Stansfield, Mr Clough, Violet Wallis, taking part by reading papers, offering criticism or reading from the poems'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

21 Jul 1916

Country:

England

Time

evening

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:

Elizabeth Ann Smith

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1850

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:

Title:

[material by or about Wordsworth]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

27065

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Ernest E. Unwin

Title:

XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)

Location:

Private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

16

Citation:

Ernest E. Unwin, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) Private collection, p. n/a, p. 16, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=27065, accessed: 22 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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