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Record 3723

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'My father sat passive, taking no notice, with his paper, not perceiving much I believe, and poor Willie, tucked in the study that had been made for him, copying for me, reading old books, smoking'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1852
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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:Willie Wilson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clergy (includes all denominations)
Occupation: Clergyman
Religion: Free Church
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: unknown
Genre: Fiction, old books
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3723  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Elisabeth Jay
  Title: The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Ontario
  Date of Publication: 2002
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 73-4
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Elisabeth Jay (ed.), The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant (Ontario, 2002), p. 73-4, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3723, accessed: 21 February 2024

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