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Record Number: 381


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I was soon able to make my way in a volume of tales by Herder, Lessing , and others. My school prospered for I took care to attend to its duties assiduously; and yet kept firm hold of my studies, rising early in the morning, and, with my book in my hand, as of old, walked from our little home in St. Mary's Street, along the Sincil Dyke, and on to Canwick Common, whenever weather permitted me to do so.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1834 and 31 Dec 1836

Country:

England

Time

morning: early in morning

Place:

city: Lincoln
specific address: Canwick Common

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:

Thomas Cooper

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

20 Mar 1805

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

shoemaker

Religion:

Weslyan Methodist

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Herder

Title:

[volume of tales]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

381

Source:

Print

Author:

Thomas Cooper

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Life Of Thomas Cooper

Place of Publication:

Leicester

Date of Publication:

1971/ 1872

Vol:

n/a

Page:

106

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Thomas Cooper, The Life Of Thomas Cooper (Leicester, 1971/ 1872), p. 106, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=381, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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