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Record Number: 29428


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Meeting held at Ashton Lodge July 10th 1930
H. M. Wallis in the chair
Min 1. Minutes of last meeting approved
[...]
5 The subject of John Masefield was then taken
Geo Burrow gave some account of his life
Mrs Burrow read 2 poems "Beauty" & "Posted Missing"
H. M. Wallis read from the novel Sard Harker a thrilling account of an escape from a bog.
Violet Clough read from "Midsummer Night".
After refreshments "Phillip the King" was read in parts & much enjoyed the parts being taken as opposite.
King Phillip C. B. Castle
His Daughter the Infanta Mrs Castle
Various Ghosts Mrs Pollard
The Captain H.R. Smith
De Leyva S.A. Reynolds

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

10 Jul 1930

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Reading
county: Berkshire
specific address: Ashton Lodge

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Sylvanus A. Reynolds

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1863

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Chartered accountant with own practice.

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:

John Masefield

Title:

Philip the King

Genre:

Drama, Poetry, Verse drama

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29428

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Howard Smith

Title:

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

Location:

private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

205–206

Citation:

Howard Smith, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) private collection, p. 205–206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29428, accessed: 17 January 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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