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Record Number: 27432


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A play-reading of Galsworthy's Skin-Game was then given. The members taking part were as follows Hillcrest R.H. Robson Amy, his wife Miss Marriage Jill his daughter Miss R. Wallis Dawker his agent R.B. Graham Hornblower E.E. Unwin Charles his soldier son S.A. Reynolds Chloe wife to Charles Miss M. Hayward Rolf his younger son R.B. Graham Fellows & Anna Mrs Unwin the Jackmans Mr & Mrs H.R. Smith An auctioneer H.R. Smith The reading was much enjoyed & gave rise to a short but interesting discussion as to Galsworthy's meaning. R.B. Graham put forward an interesting suggestion that the play was symbolic of the struggle seen in the war.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

8 Oct 1920

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: Ashton Lodge

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:

Reading Group:

Members of the XII Book club

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

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 XII Book Club


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

John Galsworthy

Title:

Skin Game, The

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

27432

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:

79-80

Citation:

Ernest E. Unwin, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) Private Collection, p. n/a, p. 79-80, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=27432, accessed: 02 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).

   
   
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