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Record 16743

Reading Experience:

Heavily annotated, mainly in pencil in French (though some summary notes in English), throughout. Summary index of notes on front and back inside covers, flyleaf, half-title page, title page, and last page (opposite the 'Table des Matieres'). This book was re-read in January 1923.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1903 and 31 Jan 1923
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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Henri Bergson
Title: Matiere et Memoire
Genre: Social Science, Science, Psychology of memory
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Paris: Felix Alcan, 1903; 3rd edition
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 16743  
Source - Print  
  Author: Henri Bergson
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Matiere et Memoire
  Place of Publication: Paris
  Date of Publication: 1903
  Vol: n/a
  Page: n/a
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Henri Bergson, Matiere et Memoire (Paris, 1903),, accessed: 24 June 2024

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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