Jack Sheppard

Reading experience

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Jack Sheppard

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-1314

Evidence

Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting they tell him what they have read/ read regularly and Mayhew records this: ""Respecting their education, according to the popular meaning of the term, 63 of the 150 were able to read and write, and they were principally thieves. Fifty of this number said they had read "Jack Sheppard" and the lines of Dick Turpin, Claude du Val, and all the other popular thieves" novels, as well as the Newgate Calendar and Lives of Robbers and Pirates. Those who could not read themselves, said they"d had "Jack Sheppard" read to them at the lodging houses. Numbers avowed that they had been induced to resort to an abandoned course of life from reading the lives of notorious thieves and novels about highway robbers.""

Source

London Labour and the London Poor

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02;TFO24
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)



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Date of Reading Experience
1830 - 1849
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


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Accessed on 2019/12/10 20:15:15

Related place
England
Related people
Related text or manuscript
London Labour and the London Poor
Related place
England
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?itemComments

Jack Sheppard

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-1314

Evidence

Henry Mayhew holds meeting with a group of the lowest class of male juvenile thieves and vagabonds; during the meeting they tell him what they have read/ read regularly and Mayhew records this: ""Respecting their education, according to the popular meaning of the term, 63 of the 150 were able to read and write, and they were principally thieves. Fifty of this number said they had read "Jack Sheppard" and the lines of Dick Turpin, Claude du Val, and all the other popular thieves" novels, as well as the Newgate Calendar and Lives of Robbers and Pirates. Those who could not read themselves, said they"d had "Jack Sheppard" read to them at the lodging houses. Numbers avowed that they had been induced to resort to an abandoned course of life from reading the lives of notorious thieves and novels about highway robbers.""

Source

London Labour and the London Poor

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02;TFO24
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)



Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
1830 - 1849
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT13
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF3
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes


How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

London Labour and the London Poor
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/65382
Accessed on 2019/12/10 20:15:15

Related place
England
Related people
Related text or manuscript
London Labour and the London Poor
Related place
England
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