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Record 29425

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Meeting held at Ashton Lodge July 10th 1930
H. M. Wallis in the chair
Min 1. Minutes of last meeting approved
[...]
5 The subject of John Masefield was then taken
Geo Burrow gave some account of his life
Mrs Burrow read 2 poems "Beauty" & "Posted Missing"
H. M. Wallis read from the novel Sard Harker a thrilling account of an escape from a bog.
Violet Clough read from "Midsummer Night".
After refreshments "Phillip the King" was read in parts & much enjoyed the parts being taken as opposite.
King Phillip C. B. Castle
His Daughter the Infanta Mrs Castle
Various Ghosts Mrs Pollard
The Captain H.R. Smith
De Leyva S.A. Reynolds
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 10 Jul 1930
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Reading
county: Berkshire
specific address: Ashton Lodge
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Mignon Castle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: n/a
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Quaker or associated with the Friends
Country of origin: n/a
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: John Masefield
Title: Philip the King
Genre: Drama, Poetry, Verse drama
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 29425  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Howard Smith
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)
  Location: private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 205–206

Citation: Howard Smith, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) private collection, p. 205–206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=29425, accessed: 20 June 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 (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

 

 

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