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Record 2756

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[T.A.] Jackson's tastes had been formed by the old books in his parents' home: "A fine set of Pope, an odd volume or two of the Spectator, a Robinson Crusoe, Pope's translation of Homer, and a copy of Paradise Lost".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Thomas A. Jackson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 21 Aug 1879
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: printer then founder of Socialist party
Religion: n/a
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: Alexander Pope
Title: n/a
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned
owned by parents

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 2756  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jonathan Rose
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
  Place of Publication: New Haven
  Date of Publication: 2001
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 130
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jonathan Rose, The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (New Haven, 2001), p. 130, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=2756, accessed: 29 June 2022

Additional comments:

See T.A. Jackson, TS autobiography at Brunel University

 

 

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