The Little White Bird

Reading experience

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The Little White Bird

Reading experience
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Evidence

Meeting held at Oakdene, Northcourt Avenue 7.iv.41 S. A. Reynolds in the chair. <br/> 1. The minutes of the last meeting were read and signed. <br/> [...] <br/> 5. Alice Joselin made some comments on “Peter Pan” which were followed by a reading by Mary Stansfield from “The Little White Bird”., an early book which contains the episode of Peter Pan. In view of the very evident enjoyment with which we devoted the whole of our last meeting to childrens literature, it was strange that so many condemned Peter Pan as too grown up for children and too mawkish for adults. In fact, as she finished the reading, Mary Stansfield pronounced it “Utter Twaddle”. <br/> [...] <br/> [Signed as a true record by] A. G. Joselin 5 May 1941

Source


Text being read

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Stansfield, Mary S.
Born in ;;;;;;

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Related place
England
Related people
Stansfield, Mary S.
Related place
England
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The Little White Bird

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-31580

Evidence

Meeting held at Oakdene, Northcourt Avenue 7.iv.41 S. A. Reynolds in the chair. <br/> 1. The minutes of the last meeting were read and signed. <br/> [...] <br/> 5. Alice Joselin made some comments on “Peter Pan” which were followed by a reading by Mary Stansfield from “The Little White Bird”., an early book which contains the episode of Peter Pan. In view of the very evident enjoyment with which we devoted the whole of our last meeting to childrens literature, it was strange that so many condemned Peter Pan as too grown up for children and too mawkish for adults. In fact, as she finished the reading, Mary Stansfield pronounced it “Utter Twaddle”. <br/> [...] <br/> [Signed as a true record by] A. G. Joselin 5 May 1941

Source


Text being read

EuRED : text status
TST4
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TFO02
EuRED : text provenance
TPR215

Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Stansfield, Mary S.
Born in ;;;;;;

Details of the reading experience

Date of Reading Experience
April 7 1941
Time of Reading Experience
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EuRED : experience frequency
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England
EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
EuRED : reliability
Notes
Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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:


http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/96158
Accessed on 2020/08/11 22:03:45

Related place
England
Related people
Stansfield, Mary S.
Related place
England
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	S. A. Reynolds in the chair. &lt;br/&gt;

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[...] &lt;br/&gt;

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reading by Mary Stansfield from “The Little White Bird”., an early book which 
contains the episode of Peter Pan. In view of the very evident enjoyment with 
which we devoted the whole of our last meeting to childrens literature, it was 
strange that so many condemned Peter Pan as too grown up for children and too 
mawkish for adults. In fact, as she finished the reading, Mary Stansfield 
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