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Record 27040

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'The meeting then considered the subject of Wm Barnes & west country folk songs. C.I. Evans read a paper & a number of readings and songs were given as under. What Dick & I did S.A. Reynolds The Sky Man W.S. Rowntree Ellen Brine of Allenburn Mrs Reynolds The Waggon (a tripartite dram. prem) by Whinfell family Praise o' Dorset Mrs Evans The Settle C.I. Evans [a list of songs and singers follows]'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 4 Feb 1916
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Reading
specific address: The Lawn, Upper Redlands Rd
   
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 Evans
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1870
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 XII Book Club
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Barnes
Title: 'Settle, The'
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 27040  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Ernest E. Unwin
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)
  Location: Private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 10-11

Citation: Ernest E. Unwin, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) Private collection, p. n/a, p. 10-11, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27040, accessed: 22 January 2022

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 (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php). I assume the list quoted is of poems by Barnes that were read, as a separate list (not quoted) gives songs.

 

 

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