David Copperfield

Reading experience

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David Copperfield

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-20890

Evidence

"My mother did her conscientious best to remedy the deficiencies of our literary education by reading Dickens aloud to us on Sunday afternoons. We ploughed through ""David Copperfield"" and ""Nicholas Nickleby"" in this manner, which perhaps explains why I have never been able to finish anything else by Dickens except ""A Tale of Two Cities"".

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

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

Reader(s) and listener(s)


Listener
Brittain, Vera

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 29 1893 - March 29 1970
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
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 2020/09/22 21:04:41

Related place
England
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
England
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?itemComments

David Copperfield

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-20890

Evidence

"My mother did her conscientious best to remedy the deficiencies of our literary education by reading Dickens aloud to us on Sunday afternoons. We ploughed through ""David Copperfield"" and ""Nicholas Nickleby"" in this manner, which perhaps explains why I have never been able to finish anything else by Dickens except ""A Tale of Two Cities"".

Source

Testament of Youth

Text being read

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

Reader(s) and listener(s)


Listener
Brittain, Vera

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
December 29 1893 - March 29 1970
Time of Reading Experience
EuRED : experience type
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:

Testament of Youth
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/77759
Accessed on 2020/09/22 21:04:41

Related place
England
Related people
Brittain, Vera
Related text or manuscript
Testament of Youth
Related place
England
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