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Record 17995

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Friday 7 December 1917: 'I ended my afternoon in one of the great soft chairs at Gordon Square [...] I sat alone for 20 minutes, reading a book on Children & Sex.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 7 Dec 1917
Country: England
Time: afternoon
Place: city: London
specific address: 46 Gordon Square
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: 'book on Children & Sex'
Genre: Social Science
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 17995  
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: 86
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1977), 1, p. 86, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=17995, accessed: 03 February 2023

Additional comments:

Place of experience home of Woolf's sister Vanessa Bell and her family.

 

 

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