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Record Number: 18093


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

7 January 1920: 'Reading Empire & Commerce to my genuine satisfaction, with an impartial delight in the closeness, passion & logic of it; indeed its a good thing now & then to read one's husband's work attentively.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

7 Jan 1920

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Asheham
county: Sussex

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Leonard Woolf

Title:

Empire and Commerce in Africa. A Study in Economic Imperialism

Genre:

Social Science, Politics

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

Published jointly by Labour Research Department and Allen & Unwin, 14 January 1920

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18093

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:

5

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1978), 2, p. 5, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18093, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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