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Record 10239

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'So in time she was able to read Grimms' "Fairy Tales", "Gulliver's Travels", "The Daisy Chain" and Mrs. Molesworth's "Cuckoo Clock" and "Carrots".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Juniper Hill
county: Oxfordshire
   
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:Flora Thompson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 5 Dec 1876
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Daughter of stonemason
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jonathan Swift
Title: Gulliver's Travels
Genre: Fiction, Children's Lit, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10239  
Source - Print  
  Author: Flora Thompson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Lark Rise to Candleford
  Place of Publication: England
  Date of Publication: 1945
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 30
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Flora Thompson, Lark Rise to Candleford (England, 1945), p. 30, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10239, accessed: 04 July 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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