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Record 25119

Reading Experience:

'The following programme of readings from Lewis Carroll's works as arranged by the committee of arrangements was then started [?] upon. The Mad Tea Party by Mr A.L. Goadby The Hunting of the Snark " Mrs Cass The Mock Turtle's Story " Mr Stansfield The Jabberwock " Mrs Edminson The Explanation of the Jabberwock Etmyology " Mrs Goadby 41: from Sylvie and Bruno " Mrs [Miss?] Neild A poem " A Rawlings'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 25 Sep 1899
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
specific address: 'Greenbank'
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:Lilian Goadby
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Quaker or associated with the Friends
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Members of the XII Book Club
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Lillian Goadby
Title: [explanation of Jabberwock etymology] from Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group


Source Information:

Record ID: 25119  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Alfred Rawlings
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 36

Citation: Alfred Rawlings, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private collection, p. n/a, p. 36,, accessed: 18 July 2024

Additional comments:

Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (



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