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Record Number: 29214


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Finished the Browning Letters - one of the biggest feats of the war! It has taken a tremendous effort of will on my part to get through them. Felt that if I had been in love I could have written better letters than those!!'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

29 Jan 1918

Country:

France

Time

daytime

Place:

city: Haute-Avesnes

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:

Robert Lindsay Mackay

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

n/a

Date of Birth:

1896

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Army officer, 11th Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

France

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Browning

Title:

The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29214

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Digitized version of manuscript.,

Citation:

Digitized version of manuscript., http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29214, accessed: 24 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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