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Record 3356

Reading Experience:

'[according to Stan Dickens]"There was one book that we all thought was sensational" - Aristotle's Masterpiece. "At last we understood what was meant when, during Scripture lessons, reference was made to 'the mother's womb'".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Nunningford
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:Stan Dickens
Age Unknown
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: Nonconformist
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [anon]
Title: Aristotle's Masterpiece
Genre: Medicine, Reference / General works, sex manual
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 3356  
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: 207
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Jonathan Rose, The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes (New Haven, 2001), p. 207,, accessed: 21 February 2024

Additional comments:

See Stan Dickens, 'Bending the Twig' (Ilfracombe, 1975), Ch.16



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