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Record Number: 4609


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'... Vera Brittain, attending her aunt's school in Surrey shortly before the First World War, glossed her [the aunt's] practice of allowing them to read extracts [ie cuttings] from newspapers [The Times and the Observer] ...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1914 and 14 Jun 1914

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Surrey

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:

Female pupils at Surrey school

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:

anon

Title:

The Times (extracts)

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4609

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=4609, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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