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Record 29498

Reading Experience:

Meeting held at Broomfield: 15. V. 31 George Burrow in the chair 1. Minutes of last approved [...] 5. George Burrow read a short paper introducing the Taming of the Shrew and the Club then read this play in parts
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 15 May 1931
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Reading
county: Berkshire
specific address: Broomfield
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:

Reading Group:Members of the XII Book Club
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Unknown
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 the XII Book Club
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: The Taming of the Shrew
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 29498  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Victor Alexander
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)
  Location: private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: p.3

Citation: Victor Alexander, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) private collection, p. p.3,, accessed: 25 March 2023

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 (



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