Emily of New Moon

Reading experience

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Emily of New Moon

Reading experience
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Evidence

"And then one day I found a book. It was a book called Emily of New Moon, about a little girl whose father died of consumption – that made a change, to start with - after which she was brought up by strict aunts in an old farmhouse somewhere in Canada. A Canadian story, not an American one; but I barely registered that at the time. What made it so different from other books of its kind I did not know, and I do not really know even now. But for me it was magic. I carried it off and kept it under my pillow or clutched to my bosom at bed-making time, and it seems as though I read it all that summer long, which can scarcely have been the fact; but I think I must have read it through, at first voraciously and then with slow and lingering delight, at least three times on the trot. And it was summer. On fine summer nights the beds remained out on the concrete strip all night, and I used to read, half under the bedclothes to evade Night Nurse’s eagle eye, until the last dregs of the light had drained away [...]."

Source

Blue Remembered Hills: A Recollection

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Sutcliff, Rosemary
Aged 10-14 [Experience was between 1930 and 1934, born in 1920]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 14 1930 - December 14 1934
Time of Reading Experience
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England
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Notes
Dates of reading are approximate.

How to cite this record

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Blue Remembered Hills: A Recollection
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/76549
Accessed on 2019/07/22 06:09:40

Related place
England
Related people
Sutcliff, Rosemary
Related text or manuscript
Blue Remembered Hills: A Recollection
Related place
England
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Emily of New Moon

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-20105

Evidence

"And then one day I found a book. It was a book called Emily of New Moon, about a little girl whose father died of consumption – that made a change, to start with - after which she was brought up by strict aunts in an old farmhouse somewhere in Canada. A Canadian story, not an American one; but I barely registered that at the time. What made it so different from other books of its kind I did not know, and I do not really know even now. But for me it was magic. I carried it off and kept it under my pillow or clutched to my bosom at bed-making time, and it seems as though I read it all that summer long, which can scarcely have been the fact; but I think I must have read it through, at first voraciously and then with slow and lingering delight, at least three times on the trot. And it was summer. On fine summer nights the beds remained out on the concrete strip all night, and I used to read, half under the bedclothes to evade Night Nurse’s eagle eye, until the last dregs of the light had drained away [...]."

Source

Blue Remembered Hills: A Recollection

Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
EuRED : text form
TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR204

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Sutcliff, Rosemary
Aged 10-14 [Experience was between 1930 and 1934, born in 1920]

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 14 1930 - December 14 1934
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
EXT122
EuRED : experience frequency
EXF1
Place of reading experience
England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Dates of reading are approximate.

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:

Blue Remembered Hills: A Recollection
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/76549
Accessed on 2019/07/22 06:09:40

Related place
England
Related people
Sutcliff, Rosemary
Related text or manuscript
Blue Remembered Hills: A Recollection
Related place
England
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