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Record 2206

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
girls' school stories came in for heavy and sustained attack, and at one stage in my life I painfully hankered after them. There was one in particular, 'Ursula's Last Term', which was in the school library and which I ordered almost every week on my library list and read in secret. It was an addiction...
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1930 and 31 Dec 1939
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Exmouth
   
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:Patricia Beer
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Nov 1919
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: daughter of railway clerk
Religion: Plymouth Brethern
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: Ursula's Last Term
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: borrowed (institution library)

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2206  
Source - Print  
  Author: Patricia Beer
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Mrs Beer's House
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1968
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 97
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Patricia Beer, Mrs Beer's House (London, 1968), p. 97, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2206, accessed: 01 October 2022

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