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Record 18456

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I had a nice day yesterday lying out under the trees in a deck-chair reading Bertie Russell's "On Education". A good firm book.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 29 Aug 1926
Country: Persia
Time: n/a
Place: city: Teheran
   
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:Harold Nicolson
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 21 Nov 1886
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Diplomat
Religion: Unknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Persia
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Bertrand Russell
Title: On Education
Genre: Education
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Published 1926
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18456  
Source - Print  
  Author: Harold Nicolson
  Editor: Nigel Nicolson
  Title: Vita and Harold
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1992
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 159
  Additional comments: Quotation taken from a letter dated 30 August 1926 written by Harold Nicolson to Vita Sackville-West.

Citation: Harold Nicolson, Nigel Nicolson (ed.), Vita and Harold (Great Britain, 1992), p. 159, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18456, accessed: 20 July 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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