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Record Number: 4811


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

On advice of Mark Pattison, young Mrs Humphry Ward took up study of early Spanish, using Bodleian "'Spanish room'".

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Oxford
specific address: Bodleian Library

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:

Mary Augusta Arnold

Age:

Unknown

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1851

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Tasmania

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Texts in/on early Spanish

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4811

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:

227

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Kate Flint, The Woman Reader: 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 227, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4811, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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