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Record 12680

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'after I had a bath or a wash we would fall to and spend the rest of the evening round the fire, I reading and Kate sewing or knitting. I joined the public library and so got plenty of good literature.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1908 and 31 Dec 1912
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Hertford
location in dwelling
   
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:Stuart Wood [pseud?]
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 27 Feb 1885
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: son of master craftsman, habitual criminal, working in a glove factory
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: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (public library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12680  
Source - Print  
  Author: Stuart Wood
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Shades of the prison house: A personal memoir
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1932
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 173
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Stuart Wood, Shades of the prison house: A personal memoir (London, 1932), p. 173, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12680, accessed: 01 February 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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