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Record Number: 2749


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Rose Macaulay had a 'craze' 'for the ascetic Thomas a Kempis's meditations and rule of conduct, On The Imitation of Christ, which her godmother gave her when she was 13'.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1894 and 31 Dec 1894

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Oxford

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:

Rose Macaulay

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1881

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

later a writer

Religion:

Anglican

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:

Thomas a Kempis

Title:

On The Imitation of Christ

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

2749

Source:

Print

Author:

Jane Emery

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Rose Macaulay: A Writer's Life

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

n/a

Page:

55

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Jane Emery, Rose Macaulay: A Writer's Life (London, 1991), p. 55, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=2749, accessed: 29 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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