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Record 8411

Reading Experience:

'In the early spring of 1913 Sappho [i.e. Mrs Catherine Dawson Scott, nicknamed after a poem she had authored] wrote in her diary: '"When Charlotte [Mew] came [to Mrs Dawson Scott's house] I persuaded her to read to us "The Farmer's Bride", and May [Sinclair] was so won over that she deserted me and they went away together."'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1913 and 30 Apr 1913
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: 6 King Street, Southall
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:Charlotte Mew
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1869
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: unknown
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Mrs Catherine Dawson Scott May Sinclair
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Charlotte Mew
Title: "The Farmer's Bride"
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 8411  
Source - Print  
  Author: Penelope Fitzgerald
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Charlotte Mew and Her Friends
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 120
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Penelope Fitzgerald, Charlotte Mew and Her Friends (London, 1984), p. 120,, accessed: 18 April 2024

Additional comments:



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