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Record 28103

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'K.S. Evans assisted [her husband's discussion of superstition] by reading from Walter Raymond's "The Book of Simple Delights".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 23 Oct 1926
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Reading
specific address: 'Whinfell'
   
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:Katherine Evans
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1876
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: Walter Raymond
Title: The Book of Simple Delights
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 28103  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Howard R. Smith
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)
  Location: private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 158

Citation: Howard R. Smith, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) private collection, p. n/a, p. 158, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=28103, accessed: 03 July 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).

 

 

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