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Record Number: 6340


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have only now realised that the reason Blind Pew in "Treasure Island" frightened me so extremely was that I gave him the face of our own Blind Man' [seen regularly in Cambridge and looking "most evil"]'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cambridge

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:

Gwen Raverat

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1885

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

don's daughter

Religion:

unknown

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:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Title:

Treasure Island

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6340

Source:

Print

Author:

Gwen Raverat

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Period Piece

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1952

Vol:

n/a

Page:

168

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Gwen Raverat, Period Piece (London, 1952), p. 168, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6340, accessed: 18 August 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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