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Record 17767

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'In her role as literary mentor, Madge [Vaughan] had been reading some of Virginia's short narratives, all apparently lost, unless one was "Phyllis and Rosamond", dated June 1906'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1906 and 31 Jul 1906
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:Madge Vaughan
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1869
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Virginia Stephen
Title: short stories
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17767  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Joanne Trautmann Banks
  Title: Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1989
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 26 n.1
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Joanne Trautmann Banks (ed.), Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf (London, 1989), p. 26 n.1, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17767, accessed: 24 May 2022

Additional comments:

Source ed.'s note accompanies letter of July 1906 to Madge Vaughan in which 24-year-old Virginia Stephen writes, 'I feel rather guilty to have made you write so much and read so much in the midst of everything else. But I am [italics]most grateful[end italics], and that I hope you will believe' (see pp.25-26 in source).

 

 

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