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Record 12696

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Second confinement in the Prison at Hull: 'I remember how when the light began to fail of evenings, I often risked punishment by getting up to my window to finish an essay by Macaulay, whose style charmed me, or one of those vibrant, pulpitating lectures on hero-worship by Carlyle!'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1912 and 31 Dec 1912
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Hull
specific address: House of Correction, Hull
other location: in his prison cell, by his window
   
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
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: Thomas Carlyle
Title: [uknown]
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)
prison library

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 12696  
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: 207
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Stuart Wood, Shades of the prison house: A personal memoir (London, 1932), p. 207, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=12696, accessed: 30 January 2023

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