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Record Number: 30190


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Another sharp frost and thick fog this morning. Reading Curzon's Monasteries in the Lavant which Meiklejohn sent me at Christmas. More amusing than Eothen, but Doughty's Arabia Deserta spoils one for every other book of that sort.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

27 Dec 1916

Country:

France

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:

Siegfried Sassoon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

8 Sep 1886

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Curzon

Title:

Visits to Monasteries in the Lavant

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

30190

Source:

Print

Author:

Siegfried Sassoon

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Siegfried Sassoon Diaries 1915 - 1918

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1983

Vol:

n/a

Page:

109

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Siegfried Sassoon, Siegfried Sassoon Diaries 1915 - 1918 (London, 1983), p. 109, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=30190, accessed: 29 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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