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Record 10331

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'There was little time left before supper, and we decided to go for short walk to have a look at the moon. This done, we sat down for a modest and simple meal of a little bit of cold meat, some lettuce and cheese, and spent the rest of the evening peacefully around the fire, reading, and talking about nothing in particular."
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 24 Dec 1941
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: location in dwelling: around the fire
   
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: 10331  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File Report 1030, January 1942, Christmas and New Year's Eve 1941, Notes major report on people's celebrations, p. 45, 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 1030, January 1942, Christmas and New Year's Eve 1941, Notes major report on people's celebrations, p. 45, 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=10331, accessed: 29 February 2024

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