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Record 2732

Reading Experience:

'[Rose Macaulay] relished such island shipwreck stories as Swiss Family Robinson'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1887 and 31 Dec 1894
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: village of Varazze
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:Rose Macaulay
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1881
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later a writer
Religion: Anglican
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Johann David Wyss
Title: Swiss Family Robinson
Genre: Fiction, Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2732  
Source - Print  
  Author: Alice Crawford
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Paradise Pursued: The Novels of Rose Macaulay
  Place of Publication: Madison
  Date of Publication: 1995
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 160
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Alice Crawford, Paradise Pursued: The Novels of Rose Macaulay (Madison, 1995), p. 160,, accessed: 26 February 2024

Additional comments:

See Rose Macaulay, 'Losing One's Books', in the Spectator, 7 Nov. 1941, p.444



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