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Record Number: 19727


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Up to dinner, talking to Emily, practising the piano, playing with the children, reading Hoare's admirable article on Rimbaud the day had gone well... Eric has promised me some money for new clothes. Now the planning of them has become a nightmare. I want the clothes very badly. But looking through the pages of [italics] Vogue [end italics] has filled me with numb despair.' [because it is so hard to choose]

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

18 Sep 1936

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London

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:

Antonia White

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

31 Mar 1899

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

[lapsed] Catholic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

christened Eirene Botting



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Vogue

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19727

Source:

Print

Author:

Antonia White

Editor:

Susan Chitty

Title:

Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1991

Vol:

I

Page:

78

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Antonia White, Susan Chitty (ed.), Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957 (London, 1991), I, p. 78, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19727, accessed: 02 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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