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Record 20322

Reading Experience:

'For most of my first term I rose at [5 a.m.] and bathed and shaved and dressed, and read till breakfast time - until neighbours compained about the noise I made in the echoing ablutions, when I ran a bath or flushed the toilet and sometimes, forgetfully, strolled about whistling'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Oct 1939 and 1 Jan 1940
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Oxford
specific address: Ruskin College
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:Ralph Glasser
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1916
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later economist
Religion: Jewish
Country of origin: England, of Lithuanian extraction
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
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: 20322  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ralph Glasser
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Gorbals Boy at Oxford
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 13
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ralph Glasser, Gorbals Boy at Oxford (London, 1988), p. 13,, accessed: 24 February 2024

Additional comments:



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