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Record 8716

Reading Experience:

'When I left my home for the first time, I suddenly passed out of the excitements of my Windsor life into the school-boy's ordinary abstraction from the outer world. I heard nothing of the stir of the great Babel, though I was within seven miles of Hyde Park Corner. The newspaper I now very rarely saw, instead of regularly reading our "Globe" aloud; for of that evening journal my father was then a shareholder.'
Century: 1800-1849
Date: Between 1 Jan 1802 and 31 Dec 1802
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Windsor
other location: Home
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:Charles Knight
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 Mar 1791
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Later a journalist
Religion: Christian
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Family, presumably
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: The Globe
Genre: newspaper
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 8716  
Source - Print  
  Author: Charles Knight
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Passages of a working life during half a century with a prelude of Early Reminiscences
  Place of Publication: Shannon: Irish University Press
  Date of Publication: 1971
  Vol: 1
  Page: 56
  Additional comments: Originally published by London's Bradbury & Evans, 1864-65.

Citation: Charles Knight, Passages of a working life during half a century with a prelude of Early Reminiscences (Shannon: Irish University Press, 1971), 1, p. 56,, accessed: 08 June 2023

Additional comments:



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