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Record 16621

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
A few marginal notes in pencil in English, thought not all are necessarily in Vernon Lee's hand.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1906 and 13 Feb 1935
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Florence
specific address: Villa 'Il Palmerino', Maiano, near Fiesole
   
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:Vernon Lee
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 14 Oct 1856
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: agnostic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: A.C. Benson
Title: Walter Pater
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: London: Macmillan, 1906. In the 'English Men of Letters' series
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 16621  
Source - Print  
  Author: A.C. Benson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Walter Pater
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1906
  Vol: n/a
  Page: n/a
  Additional comments: In the 'English Men of Letters' series

Citation: A.C. Benson, Walter Pater (London, 1906), http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=16621, accessed: 20 January 2022

Additional comments:

'Vernon Lee' is the pseudonym of Violet Paget (1856-1935). This volume is housed in the Special Collections of the Harold Acton Library, the British Institute of Florence

 

 

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