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Record 9960

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'It was quite a thousand pages and they laughed at me for reading it. It was dry, but I could really live the life of that girl.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 01 Sep 1939 and 31 Dec 1940
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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: anon
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Unknown/NA
Occupation: n/a
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Metrop Public Libraries Report, 1938-39.

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [unknown]
Title: [life of Joan of Arc]
Genre: History, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 9960  
Source - Manuscript Other
  Author: 'Mass-Observation's Weekly Intelligence Service' (London, 1940), p. 127, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation: 'Mass-Observation's Weekly Intelligence Service' (London, 1940), p. 127, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=9960, accessed: 22 February 2024

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