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Record Number: 3749


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'...in December 1918 ... [Sir Anthony] Deane organized at All Saints, Ennismore Gardens, a memorial service for authors killed in the war, at which Edmund Gosse read the lesson. Afterwards Deane invited a miscellany of authors attending the service, [Charles] Garvice among them, to take tea at his home ...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Dec 1918

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: All Saints Church, Ennismore Gardens

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:

Edmund Gosse

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1849

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Sir Anthony Deane Charles Garvice


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Lesson

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3749

Source:

Print

Author:

Philip Waller

Editor:

n/a

Title:

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

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

n/a

Page:

700

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 700, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3749, accessed: 02 March 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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