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Listing for Reader: Winifred Holtby


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945'Even when Winifred could read with the effortless rapidity that she never lost, she found her own stories and poems m...Winifred Holtby Christie's Old Organ, Jessica's First Prayer, A Peep Behind the ScenesPrint: Book
1900-1945'One late evening in the dim firelight of our rooms at Oxford after the War, she turned from reading aloud to me Swinb...Winifred Holtby Algernon Charles SwinburneSuper Flumina BabylonisPrint: Book
1900-1945'In "The Leviathan" of Thomas Hobbes, one of the seventeenth-century philosophers whom we had studied in our classes o...Winifred Holtby Thomas HobbesThe LeviathanPrint: Book
1900-1945'Before that illumined moment of rich inspiration, Winifred had been experimenting with other kinds of writing, and st...Winifred Holtby Walter RaleighunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945'During our Oxford years the works to which she turned most frequently were Shakepeare's "Richard II", Raleigh's "Disc...Winifred Holtby William ShakespeareRichard IIPrint: Book
1900-1945After reading "Living Alone" in 1923, Winifred wrote Stella a letter of appreciation. When no answer arrived she conc...Winifred Holtby Stella BensonLiving AloneUnknown
1900-1945'Winifred did not care, for she was reading Conrad's "Suspense" - a noble and spacious book which made the early ninet...Winifred Holtby Joseph ConradSuspensePrint: Book
1900-1945'Jean's friend lent her George Moore's "Heloise and Abelard" - "one of the loveliest; all that my Wyclif book should h...Winifred Holtby George MooreHeloise and AbelardPrint: Book
1900-1945'At that time Winifred's Derbyshire contemporary, the poet and novelist Thomas Moult, was editing a series of "Modern ...Winifred Holtby Virginia WoolfunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945'She pinned it to her coat; and returned to London reading the 1349 closely-typed pages of St. John Ervine's recently ...Winifred Holtby St. John ErvineGod's SoldierPrint: Book
1900-1945'When "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" appeared at the end of July 1935, Winifred reviewed it in "Time and Tide".'Winifred Holtby Thomas Edward LawrenceSeven Pillars of WisdomPrint: Book
1900-1945'But perhaps her most appropriate comment on the end of Lawrence's tormented life had been made the previous year in a...Winifred Holtby Liddell HartT.E. Lawrence in Arabia and AfterUnknown
1900-1945'On the flyleaf of her novel she quoted from V. Sackville-West's pastoral poem, "The Land", a verse which testified to...Winifred Holtby Vita Sackville-WestThe LandPrint: Unknown


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