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Record 19381

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I am just finishing the Life of B[urne-]. J[ones]. which begins to bore me slightly-not the Life, which is excellent, but the man.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 25 Dec 1904
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Lyndhurst
specific address: Lane End, Bank
   
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, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Julia Mary Cartwright Ady
Title: The Life and Works of Edward Burne-Jones, bart.
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19381  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Nigel Nicolson
  Title: The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 1, 1888-1912
  Page: 169
  Additional comments: From letter to Violet Dickinson.

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Nigel Nicolson (ed.), The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf (London, 1975), 1, 1888-1912, p. 169, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19381, accessed: 19 April 2019

Additional comments:

Details in parentheses, identifying the subject as Burne-Jones, provided by the editor.

 

 

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