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Record Number: 6941


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Steeped in the fiction of the last century ("I was singularly ill read in fiction published in the twentieth century", she admitted. "I thought of nineteenth century literary giants as my great ancestresses, revered, loved and somehow intimately known"), Rosamond saw herself continuing in the same tradition'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

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:

Rosamond Lehmann

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

3 Feb 1901

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

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:

Title:

[nineteenth century fiction by women]

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6941

Source:

Print

Author:

Selina Hastings

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Rosamond Lehmann

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

2002

Vol:

n/a

Page:

91

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Selina Hastings, Rosamond Lehmann (London, 2002), p. 91, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=6941, accessed: 23 September 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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