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Record 21843

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'the first books in his library are Bibles. The largest is his mother's, who perhaps put it there. Brought up as a devout Evangelical herself, she reared him in her faith; he fully shared it at first, reading a Bible passage every day with the aid of scripture Union notes and piuosly including texts and sermon topics in his early letters'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 31 Jan 1913
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:Wilfred Owen
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth 18 Mar 1893
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: trainee cleric, later soldier and poet
Religion: Christian
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:
Title: [Scripture Union notes on the Bible]
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21843  
Source - Print  
  Author: Dominic Hibberd
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Owen the Poet
  Place of Publication: Basingstoke
  Date of Publication: 1986
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 5
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Dominic Hibberd, Owen the Poet (Basingstoke, 1986), p. 5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21843, accessed: 26 January 2022

Additional comments:

 

 

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