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Record 16876

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'There was one [thought like a hornet] zooming in The Times this morning - a woman's voice saying, "Women have not a word to say in politics".'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1940 and 31 Dec 1940
Country: England
Time: afternoon
evening
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:Virginia Woolf
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Jan 1882
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: nee Stephen

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: The Times
Genre: n/a
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 16876  
Source - Print  
  Author: Jenny Hartley
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Hearts Undefeated: Women's Writing of the Second World War
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1999
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 81
  Additional comments: From Virginia Woolf, "The Death of the Moth and other Essays" (1942)

Citation: Jenny Hartley, Hearts Undefeated: Women's Writing of the Second World War (London, 1999), p. 81, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=16876, accessed: 04 February 2023

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