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Record 4851

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
In one place in which she worked as a servant, where "Mrs Layton's" reading approved of: "she became particularly keen on reading travel literature ..."
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: n/a
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:Mrs Layton
Age Unknown
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1855
Socio-economic group: Servant
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: travel writing
Genre: Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 4851  
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: 234
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Kate Flint, The Woman Reader: 1837-1914 (Oxford, 1993), p. 234, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=4851, accessed: 21 January 2022

Additional comments:

Citation of source of anecdote, p.234 n.177, gives reader's name as Mrs Layard.

 

 

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