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Record Number: 5638


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Elinor herself spent much time reading the publications, especially Richard Ingalese's "The History and Power of Mind"; it seemed to fit in, in so many ways, with her own instinctive beliefs and disbeliefs, and provided an authoritative explanation for many of the points which troubled her.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1907 and 31 Dec 1908

Country:

England

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:

Elinor Glyn

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

17 Oct 1864

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

Author

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

Jersey

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Richard Ingalese

Title:

History and Power of Mind, The

Genre:

Other religious, Philosophy, Textbook / self-education, New Thought

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

5638

Source:

Print

Author:

Anthony Glyn

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Elinor Glyn, a biography

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1955

Vol:

n/a

Page:

154

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Anthony Glyn, Elinor Glyn, a biography (London, 1955), p. 154, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=5638, accessed: 22 January 2022


Additional Comments:

Ingalese's book was first published in Britain in 1907. Glyn had returned from the USA where the 'New Thought' was sweeping the States and may have had either the US or the British edition.

   
   
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