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Record 11858

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'January 18. No letters: strike still on. A fine day. But what is that to me? I am an invalid. I spend my life in bed. Read Shakespeare in the morning. I feel I cannot bear this silence to-day. I am haunted by thoughts.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 18 Jan 1920
Country: France
Time: morning
Place: city: Mentone
   
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:Katherine Mansfield
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Oct 1888
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: New Zealand
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: William Shakespeare
Title: unknown
Genre: Drama, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 11858  
Source - Print  
  Author: Katherine Mansfield
  Editor: J. Middleton Murry
  Title: Journal of Katherine Mansfield
  Place of Publication: Hamburg, Paris, Bologna
  Date of Publication: 1935
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 160
  Additional comments: Diary entry for 18 January 1920

Citation: Katherine Mansfield, J. Middleton Murry (ed.), Journal of Katherine Mansfield (Hamburg, Paris, Bologna, 1935), p. 160, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=11858, accessed: 19 August 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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