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Record 20420

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'We are in the far west. The journey North was a long one – from 9 am till 6.30 I had a Browning & Thackeray, a Criminal Digest & some need to work to occupy me & so time passed less heavily than I anticipated. Dick napped & read Lytton, growling when I addressed him any remarks – he does not show to advantage when travelling. I told him so when I addressed him like a father on the subject later on.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 16 Sep 1891
Country: Ireland
Time: n/a
Place: other location: On a train
   
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:Cornelia Sorabji
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 15 Nov 1866
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Student at Oxford University
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: India
Country of experience: Ireland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Thackeray
Title: unknown
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20420  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: Letter from Cornelia Sorabji while staying in Ireland to her family in Poona, India, 16 September 1891. British Library mss F165/5,

Citation: Letter from Cornelia Sorabji while staying in Ireland to her family in Poona, India, 16 September 1891. British Library mss F165/5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20420, accessed: 31 May 2023

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