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Record 4613

Reading Experience:

'Annabel Huth Jackson recalls the impact of a copy of Swinburne's "Poems and Ballads" at Cheltenham Ladies' College: "half the house went mad over it and we copied out most of the book because we could not afford to buy it."'
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cheltenham
county: Gloucestershire
specific address: Cheltenham Ladies' College
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:

Reading Group:Pupils at Cheltenham Ladies' College
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: School pupils
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Algernon Swinburne
Title: Poems and Ballads
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 4613  
Source - Print  
  Author: Kate Flint
  Editor: n/a
  Title: The Woman Reader 1837-1914
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 1993
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 131
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 131,, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:

Quotation from Annabel Huth Jackson, "A Victorian Childhood" (1932) 160.



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