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Record Number: 28110


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Gallsworthy's [sic] play "The Escape" was then read in parts by the Club except that the Prologue was omitted. The reading was greatly enjoyed by all & it was felt that the Committtee had been singularly successful in their casting of the piece.' [the long cast list follows]

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

4 Dec 1926

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: 'Kencoed'

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 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:

Escape, an Episodic Play in a Prologue and Two Parts

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

28110

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Howard R. Smith

Title:

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

Location:

private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

162

Citation:

Howard R. Smith, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) private collection, p. n/a, p. 162, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=28110, 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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