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Record 3767

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'On Friday afternoon I went to Mudie's. What a fascinating place it is!! I had some peeps into most lovely books, & the bindings were exquisite'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 14 Jan 1904 and 24 Jan 1904
Country: England
Time: afternoon
Place: city: London
specific address: Mudie's Lending Library
   
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:Katherine Mansfield
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Oct 1888
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Novelist and Critic
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: New Zealand
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
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3767  
Source - Print  
  Author: Katherine Mansfield
  Editor: Vincent O'Sullivan
  Title: Katherine Mansfield: Selected Letters
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1990
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 3
  Additional comments: Letter from Katherine Mansfield to Sylvia Payne, 24 Jan 1904

Citation: Katherine Mansfield, Vincent O'Sullivan (ed.), Katherine Mansfield: Selected Letters (Oxford, 1990), p. 3, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3767, accessed: 28 February 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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