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1450-1945

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Record 11723

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In common with thousands of other people I have been doing knitting during the raids. In normal times I never have time to knit as all my spare time is spend in reading or playing the piano, both pastimes which cannot be indulged in when there are a lot of people in the room.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 31 Oct 1940
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: other location: 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: unknown
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: 11723  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File Report 492, November 1940, DIRECTIVE RESULTS, p. 15, 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 492, November 1940, DIRECTIVE RESULTS, p. 15, 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=11723, accessed: 27 February 2024

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