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Record 14591

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'There are things going on in the village, but no one would ever say "could I stay with your kiddies while you go". I am quite happy I read decent books, and the wireless is quite a friend to me, but being a mother seems to cut one from contact with other people.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1940 and 31 Dec 1944
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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: unknown
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: Housewife
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: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14591  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: File Report 2111, June 1944, Title POPULATION PROBLEMS, 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 2111, June 1944, Title POPULATION PROBLEMS, 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=14591, accessed: 20 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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