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Record 17985

Reading Experience:

Monday 25 January 1915: 'I have been very happy reading father on Pope, which is very witty & bright -- without a single dead sentence in it.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 25 Jan 1915
Country: England
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: Agnostic
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: Leslie Stephen
Title: critical work on Pope
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17985  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Anne Olivier Bell
  Title: The Diary of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1977
  Vol: 1
  Page: 28
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1977), 1, p. 28,, accessed: 27 May 2024

Additional comments:

Source ed. notes: 'Stephen wrote a biography of Pope (1880) for the "English Men of Letters" series; and an essay, "Pope as a Moralist" was included in his Hours in a Library (new edition, 1892)" (p.28 n.82).



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