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Record 19767

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I think I am not [italics] serious [end italics] enough! Sometimes when I look through the [italics] New Statesman [end italics] ... I see all the lists of books on social, economic, ethical, historical, philosophical subjects I feel... that I am a useless frivolous creature'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 26 Oct 1938
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: other location: in a nursing home
   
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:Antonia White
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 31 Mar 1899
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: [lapsed] Catholic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: christened Eirene Botting

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: New Statesman, The
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19767  
Source - Print  
  Author: Antonia White
  Editor: Susan Chitty
  Title: Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1991
  Vol: I
  Page: 157
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Antonia White, Susan Chitty (ed.), Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957 (London, 1991), I, p. 157, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19767, accessed: 16 September 2019

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