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Record Number: 18226


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Saturday 27 February 1926: 'Mrs. Webb's book has made me think a little what I could say of my own life. I read some of 1923 this morning, being headachy again'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Feb 1926 and 27 Feb 1926

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Virginia Woolf

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

25 Jan 1882

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

agnostic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Beatrice Webb

Title:

My Apprenticeship

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1926

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18226

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia Woolf

Editor:

Anne Olivier Bell

Title:

The Diary of Virginia Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1980

Vol:

3

Page:

62

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1980), 3, p. 62, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18226, accessed: 20 September 2019


Additional Comments:

Source ed. explains reference to '1923'; see p.62 n.12.

   
   
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