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Record Number: 29891


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'C. [David Lloyd George] says that Ibsen's Doll's House was the work that converted him to woman suffrage, & presented the woman's point of view to him.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1879 and 8 Apr 1915

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

David Lloyd George

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

17 Jan 1863

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Lawyer and politician

Religion:

Baptist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Henrik Ibsen

Title:

A Doll's House

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29891

Source:

Print

Author:

Frances Stevenson

Editor:

A. J. P. Taylor

Title:

Lloyd George: A Diary by Frances Stevenson

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1971

Vol:

n/a

Page:

43

Additional Comments:

Diary entry for 8 April 1915.

Citation:

Frances Stevenson, A. J. P. Taylor (ed.), Lloyd George: A Diary by Frances Stevenson (London, 1971), p. 43, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29891, accessed: 06 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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