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Record 12395

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Thursday 26th August Pope?s ?Dunciad? This is a week of work. Real graft. Diaries, even of small sketchy nature as this must remain to some extent neglected. One easily fills the spaces of course. But there is not the energy for choosing the peculiarity of the day?s happenings on thought, that will make the entry worth while.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 26 Aug 1926
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Liverpool
   
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:Gerald Moore
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 16 Jun 1903
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company
Religion: none
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: Alexander Pope
Title: The Dunciad
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12395  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Gerald Moore
  Title: MS Diary 1926
  Location: Private Collection
  Call no: MS Diary 1926
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1926 Private Collection, p. MS Diary 1926, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12395, accessed: 03 July 2022

Additional comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.

 

 

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