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Record 22556

Reading Experience:

'It was at this time, too, in the 'silent' reading periods at school, that - conventionally enough, I suppose, for a bookish child - I came upon Stevenson's "Treasure Island", "Don Quixote", "David Copperfield", all in abridged versions'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 24 Aug 1921 and 24 Aug 1928
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Launceston
county: Cornwall
other location: elementary school
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:Charles Causley
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 24 Aug 1917
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later poet
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Miguel de Cervantes
Title: Don Quixote
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: translated into English and abridged
Provenance: read in situ
read at school


Source Information:

Record ID: 22556  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Harry Chambers
  Title: Causley at Seventy
  Place of Publication: Calstock
  Date of Publication: 1987
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 99-100
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Harry Chambers (ed.), Causley at Seventy (Calstock, 1987), p. 99-100,, accessed: 29 February 2024

Additional comments:

source: essay 'A Kitchen in the Morning' by Charles Causley



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