Tom Jones

Reading experience

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Tom Jones

Reading experience
Identifer:
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Evidence

"Thomas Jones recalled that his mother, a Rhymney straw-hat maker, ""was fifty before she read a novel and to her dying day she had not completely grasped the nature of fiction or of drama"". When she read Tom Jones, ""she believed every word of it and could not conceive how a man could sit down and invent the story of Squire Allworthy and Sophia and Tom out of his head"".

Source

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

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Notes
See Thomas Jones, 'Rhymney Memories', pp.42-3.

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Accessed on 2019/09/15 18:41:31

Related people
Jones,
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
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Tom Jones

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-1975

Evidence

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Source

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Jones,
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EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes
See Thomas Jones, 'Rhymney Memories', pp.42-3.

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:

The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/75950
Accessed on 2019/09/15 18:41:31

Related people
Jones,
Related text or manuscript
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes
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