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Record Number: 3591


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'During her visit [to America] in 1905-6 May Sinclair was reduced to tears when she saw one article, based on a conversation over tea, which she felt included too intimate personal details ...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1905 and 31 Dec 1906

Country:

USA

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:

May Sinclair

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

USA

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

article

Genre:

Biography, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper, Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3591

Source:

Print

Author:

Philip Waller

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Place of Publication:

n/a

Date of Publication:

n/a

Vol:

n/a

Page:

589

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 p. 589, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3591, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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