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Record 7314

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?At length, "Robinson Crusoe" ? that ever-exciting day dream of boys ? fell in our way. I read it to him, as I had done the others, and for a long time both Sam?s ideas and mine were owned and fascinated by the descriptions of sea-dangers, shipwrecks, and lone islands with savages, and far-off countries teeming with riches and plenty.?
Century: 1700-1799, 1800-1849
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Middleton
county: Lancashire
   
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Samuel Bamford
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Feb 1788
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: son of muslin weaver and part-time teacher
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Friend named Sam
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Daniel Defoe
Title: Robinson Crusoe
Genre: Fiction, Geography / Travel
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 7314  
Source - Print  
  Author: Samuel Bamford
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Early Days
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1849
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 94-5
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Samuel Bamford, Early Days (London, 1849), p. 94-5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=7314, accessed: 08 February 2023

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