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Record 19825

Reading Experience:

Leonard Woolf to Edmund Blunden, 14 August 1924: 'I admired your book on Clare very much. It passed through my hands en route for a reviewer last week, and it looked so good that I coveted it for my own.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Aug 1924 and 14 Aug 1924
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
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:Leonard Woolf
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 25 Nov 1880
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Literary Editor, The Nation
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: John Clare
Title: Madrigals & Chronicles: Being newly found Poems written by John Clare
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Ed. Edmund Blunden
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19825  
Source - Print  
  Author: n/a
  Editor: Frederic Spotts
  Title: Letters of Leonard Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1990
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 289
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Frederic Spotts (ed.), Letters of Leonard Woolf (London, 1990), p. 289,, accessed: 18 August 2019

Additional comments:



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