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Record Number: 18534


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Sunday 17 December: 'I dined with Clive [Bell] to see Sickert the other night [15 December] [...] he [Sickert]'s chiselled, severe; has read: was reading Goldoni he said. & Flaubert's letters.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1933 and 15 Dec 1933

Country:

n/a

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:

Walter Sickert

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1860

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Artist

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Germany

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Goldoni

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18534

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:

193-194; 194

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 193-194; 194, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18534, accessed: 08 August 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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