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Record 10344

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Before the deed was done, however, the person in question awakened (I found the said person had been reading a thriller along such lines and had partaken of a somewhat heavy supper).'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1939 and 31 Dec 1939
Country: England
Time: evening
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: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
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: [a thriller]
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 10344  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File Report A20, July 1939, Bad Dreams and Nightmares, Notes panel study, p. 33a, 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 A20, July 1939, Bad Dreams and Nightmares, Notes panel study, p. 33a, 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=10344, accessed: 04 March 2024

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