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Record Number: 19071


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Tomorrow I go on to Ben Jonson, but I shan't like him as much as Marlow. I read Dr Faustus...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1888 and 5 Nov 1901

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: 22 Hyde Park Gate, S.W.

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 Stephen

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:

Christopher Marlowe

Title:

Dr Faustus

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19071

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia Stephen

Editor:

Nigel Nicholson

Title:

The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

Volume 1, 1888-1912

Page:

46

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia Stephen, Nigel Nicholson (ed.), The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf (London, 1975), Volume 1, 1888-1912, p. 46, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19071, accessed: 21 July 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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