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Record 6354

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Aunt Ellen and her friends seemed to me wonderfully up-to-date and literary. She used to read Stevenson and Henley to us, which was the height of modernity then'.
Century: 1850-1899, 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Cambridge
specific address: Wychfield, Huntingdon Rd
   
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:Ellen Crofts
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1856
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)
children, including Gwen (later Raverat)
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Title: n/a
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6354  
Source - Print  
  Author: Gwen Raverat
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Period Piece
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1952
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 193
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Gwen Raverat, Period Piece (London, 1952), p. 193, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6354, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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