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Record 17851

Reading Experience:

Virginia Woolf to Quentin Bell, 26 November 1933: 'I read your letter with great pleasure in Time and Tide; it seemed to me put with masterly brevity; most true.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Nov 1933 and 26 Nov 1933
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: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: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Quentin Bell
Title: letter
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: In Time and Tide
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17851  
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: 335
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Joanne Trautmann Banks (ed.), Congenial Spirits: The Selected Letters of Virginia Woolf (London, 1989), p. 335,, accessed: 16 June 2024

Additional comments:

Source ed. explains that Bell's letter '[attacked] the argument that Germany was entitled to claim Austria as part of the German Reich' (see p.335 n.3).



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