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Record 3611

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'[Flora Thompson's] grandmother enjoyed the Princess Novelette and similar penny series, "and she had an assortment of these which she kept tied up in flat parcels, ready to exchange with other novelette readers".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: grandmother of Flora Thompson

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Princess Novelette
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3611  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: n/a
  Date of Publication: n/a
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 654-55
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 p. 654-55, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3611, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

Quotation from Flora Thompson, Lark Rise to Candleford.

 

 

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