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Record Number: 4606


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Pupils at Queen's College remembered the puritanical standards imposed by Owen Breen, English and Elocution Professor there in the 1890s. L. V. Hodson notes that when reading Sheridan in his classes, they first had to take a pencil and cross out all the expletives ...'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1890 and 31 Dec 1899

Country:

England

Time

daytime

Place:

specific address: Queen's College

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:

Reading Group:

English class, Queen's College

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4606

Source:

Print

Author:

Kate Flint

Editor:

n/a

Title:

The Woman Reader 1837-1914

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

1993

Vol:

n/a

Page:

129

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 129, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4606, accessed: 23 May 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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