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Record 11664

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'A fortnight in London in June-July 1940, recuperating from Oxford Univ. Finals, I most clearly remember summer evening as yet undisturbed by bombs, spent reading and chatting with friends sprawled in deckchairs in Kensington Gardens.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 20 Jun 1940 and 10 Jul 1940
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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 Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: University Student
Religion: unknown
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: 11664  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File Report 715, May 1941, HOLIDAYS (BW), p. 7, 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 715, May 1941, HOLIDAYS (BW), p. 7, 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=11664, accessed: 28 February 2024

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