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Record Number: 18337


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Monday 2 May 1932: 'Well it is five minutes to ten: but where am I, writing with pen & ink? Not in my studio. In the gorge, or valley, at Delphi, under an olive tree, sitting on dry earth covered with white daisies. L. is reading his Greek grammar beside me'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

2 May 1932

Country:

Greece

Time

morning: 9:55am

Place:

city: Delphi

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:

1880

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Jewish

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Greece

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Greek grammar

Genre:

Textbook / self-education, Reference / General works, Languages

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

18337

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia Woolf

Editor:

Anne Olivier Bell

Title:

The Diary of Virginia Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1982

Vol:

4

Page:

93

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 93, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18337, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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