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Record Number: 4612


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Girls in the top forms [at Roedean] were allowed to read ... in a small school library ... but ... [Margaret Cole] forfeited that privilege when a sub-prefect reported her for reading Macaulay's "Essays" during preparation time ...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1907 and 31 Dec 1914

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Brighton
county: Sussex
specific address: Roedean School

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:

Margaret Cole

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 May 1893

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

School pupil

Religion:

n/a

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:

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Title:

Essays

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4612

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:

130

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 130, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4612, accessed: 20 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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