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Record 10000

Reading Experience:

'There was, for instance, a writer on prophecy called Jukes, of whose works each of my parents was inordinately fond, and I was early set to read Jukes aloud to them. I did it glibly , like a machine, but the sight of Jukes's volumes became an abomination to me, and I never formed the outline of a notion what they were about.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1854 and 31 Dec 1856
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: at home, somewhere in London
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Edmund Gosse
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1849
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Son of zoological writer
Religion: Plymouth Brethren
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Parents, Philip and Emily Gosse
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Andrew John Jukes
Title: The law of the offerings in Leviticus
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 10000  
Source - Print  
  Author: Edmund Gosse
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Father and Son
  Place of Publication: Keele: Ryburn Publishing
  Date of Publication: 1994 (1907)
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 44
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Edmund Gosse, Father and Son (Keele: Ryburn Publishing, 1994 (1907)), p. 44,, accessed: 08 June 2023

Additional comments:



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