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Record Number: 4633


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Sybil Lubbock remembers ... the reading which prefaced Christmas: as she and her sister embroidered their father's slippers, or prepared things for the Hospital Box, 'our mother read aloud to us from Mrs Ewing or Miss Yonge, from "The Talisman" or "Quentin Durward".'

Century:

1850-1899, 1900-1945

Date:

unknown

Country:

n/a

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

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:

n/a

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

Sybil Lubbock and sister


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

The Talisman

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4633

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:

193

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 193, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4633, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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