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Record Number: 29223


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

F. E. Pollard gave a short introduction to the play of The Two Noble Kinsmen and in the ensuing reading took the part of Arcite Thos C Elliott taking Palamon and Mrs Evans and Miss Brain taking respectively the character of Emilia and her maid

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

8 May 1928

Country:

England

Time

afternoon

Place:

city: Reading
county: Berkshire
specific address: Mark Ash

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:

E. Dorothy Brain

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

n/a

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Quaker or associated with the Friends

Country of Origin:

n/a

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:

Shakespeare and Fletcher

Title:

The Two Noble Kinsmen

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29223

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Howard Smith

Title:

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

Location:

private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

179

Citation:

Howard Smith, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) private collection, p. 179, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29223, accessed: 29 May 2024


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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