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Record Number: 19665


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Leonard Woolf to Lytton Strachey, 8 April 1902: 'I was glad to hear you had really read it [Le Pere Goriot] & I agree with you -- in the main -- about it. Of course personally I never or try never to compare it with Lear because though it challenges comparison all through on the face of it, I don't really think it is fair to do so.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1902 and 1 Apr 1902

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:

Lytton Strachey

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1880

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Undergraduate student

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Honore de Balzac

Title:

Le Pere Goriot

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19665

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Frederic Spotts

Title:

Letters of Leonard Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1990

Vol:

n/a

Page:

22

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Frederic Spotts (ed.), Letters of Leonard Woolf (London, 1990), p. 22, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19665, accessed: 24 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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