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Record Number: 19388


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'...- I spend 5 days of precious time toiling through Henry James' subtleties for Mrs Lyttleton, and write a very hardworking review for her...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

30 Dec 1904

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: 46 Gordon Square, Bloomsbury

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:

Henry James

Title:

The Golden Bowl

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned
Received from newspaper for reviewing


Source Information:

Record ID:

19388

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia Woolf

Editor:

Nigel Nicolson

Title:

The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

1, 1888-1912

Page:

178

Additional Comments:

From letter to Violet Dickinson.

Citation:

Virginia Woolf, Nigel Nicolson (ed.), The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf (London, 1975), 1, 1888-1912, p. 178, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19388, accessed: 24 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Editor's note: 'Virginia's review of "The Golden Bowl" appeared in 'the Guardian' of 22 February 1905.'

   
   
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