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Record 18208

Reading Experience:

Monday 6 August 1923: 'We went over to Charleston yesterday [...] Clive was sitting in the drawing room window reading Dryden.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 5 Aug 1923
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Charleston
location in dwelling: Drawing room
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:Clive Bell
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1881
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Art critic
Religion: unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Dryden
Title: unknown
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18208  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Anne Olivier Bell
  Title: The Diary of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1978
  Vol: 2
  Page: 260
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1978), 2, p. 260,, accessed: 08 July 2020

Additional comments:

Source ed. notes: 'Clive Bell's edition of Dryden was that prepared by Sir Walter Scott, revised and corrected by George Saintsbury, 18 volumes, 1882-93, of which he owned six' (see p.260 n.1).



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