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Record Number: 18169


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Do you now what we are doing? Harold is reading about Harmann, The Butcher of Hanover, - an unbelievably horrible book which I recommend by the way to the Hogarth Press, in translation, - and I am writing to you, and over both of us hangs the immediate prospect of putting on our pretty evening clothes and sallying out to a party.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

25 Feb 1929

Country:

Germany

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Berlin

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:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

Diplomat

Religion:

Unknown

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Germany

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

[work about Harmann, the Butcher of Hanover]

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18169

Source:

Print

Author:

Vita Sackville-West

Editor:

Louise DeSalvo

Title:

The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf

Place of Publication:

Great Britain

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

n/a

Page:

348

Additional Comments:

Quotation taken from a letter dated Monday 25 February 1929 written by Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf. Additional editor Mitchell A. Leaska.

Citation:

Vita Sackville-West, Louise DeSalvo (ed.), The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf (Great Britain, 1984), p. 348, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18169, accessed: 30 June 2022


Additional Comments:

The Hogarth Press was owned by Virginia and Leonard Woolf.

   
   
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