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Record 17827

Reading Experience:

Virginia Woolf to Vita Sackville-West, 9 October 1927: 'I am reading Knole and The Sackvilles. Dear me; you know a lot: you have a rich dusky attic of a mind.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Oct 1927 and 9 Oct 1927
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:Virginia Woolf
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 25 Jan 1882
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: V. Sackville-West
Title: Knole and the Sackvilles
Genre: History, Biography, Autobiog / Diary, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 17827  
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: 231
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Joanne Trautmann Banks (ed.), Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf (London, 1989), p. 231,, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:

Earlier in same letter Woolf reports beginning composition of Orlando.



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