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Record 4690

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'As a child in the late 1860s and 1870s, the books ... [Florence White] used to read were "The Wide, Wide World", "Queechy", and "Ministering Children" ...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1866 and 31 Dec 1879
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:Florence White
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 20 Jun 1863
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: Cookery writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Maria Charlesworth
Title: Ministering Children
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4690  
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: 207
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 207, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4690, accessed: 23 July 2024

Additional comments:

 

 

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