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Record 6338

Reading Experience:

[Aunt Bessy] 'used to read "Little Lord Fauntleroy" over and over again to the old women [in the Cambridge workhouse], because they never wanted any other book'
Century: 1850-1899
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambridge
specific address: work house
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:Elizabeth Darwin
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1847
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: unknown
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
old ladies in workhouse
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Title: Little Lord Fauntleroy
Genre: Fiction, Children's Lit
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 6338  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gwen Raverat
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Period Piece
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 148
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gwen Raverat, Period Piece (London, 1952), p. 148,, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:



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