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Record 20340

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'There [living in a better area than previously, after his reformation from being a gambling addict], in his practical fashion, he [Glasser's father] looked after himself well, read a great deal, played solo whist in the Workers' Circle, spent hours chewing over the world with friends.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: From: 1 Jan 1940
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Glasgow
other location: Gorbals area
   
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:Mr Glasser
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Labourer (non-agricultural)
Occupation: factory worker
Religion: Jewish
Country of origin: Lithuania
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: father of Ralph Glasser

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [unknown]
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20340  
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: 168
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ralph Glasser, Gorbals Boy at Oxford (London, 1988), p. 168, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20340, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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