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Record 10302

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'After breakfast I postponed the things I ought to do by a little reading and knitting. Then I wrote letters till lunch. Continued this after lunch - this comes of refusing to write letters except on Sundays.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 May 1941 and 31 May 1941
Country: England
Time: morning: Sunday morning, after breakfast
Place: location in dwelling: home
   
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: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
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: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10302  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File Report 691, May 1941, Broadcast For North American Service, Notes how people spend their leisure time (TH), p. 6, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation: File Report 691, May 1941, Broadcast For North American Service, Notes how people spend their leisure time (TH), p. 6, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=10302, accessed: 28 February 2024

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