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Record 14115

Reading Experience:

'I?m glad you like the Shaw. Stanley bought me one of the early editions ? I haven?t read it through yet ? I?m trying to get through Spengler?s second volume of The Decline of the West. Have just finished ? Du cot? de chez Swann?. By the way let me know a list of good modern French novels ? especially novels of ideas ? the Catholic movement, the socialists, etc?'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 31 Jan 1929 and 31 Dec 1929
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Birkenhead
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:Winifred Agnes Moore
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 23 Feb 1877
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Teacher and Labour Councilor
Religion: Quaker
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: nee Booth


Text Being Read:

Author: Oswald Spengler
Title: Decline of the West
Genre: History, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 14115  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth]
  Title: MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941
  Location: private collection
  Call no: undated, late 1929
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth], MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941 private collection, p. undated, late 1929, p. n/a,, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:

This material copyright Shirley Gould Smith and Andrew Neill Vanson Moore.



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