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Record 18019

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Somebody sent Ben an unexpurgated edition of Gulliver for Xmas. He had read most of it before I discovered. It was disguised as a child's book.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: unknown
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Weald, Sevenoaks
county: Kent
specific address: Long Barn
   
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:Benedict Nicolson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Child
Religion: uknown
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Benedict Nicolson was Vita Sackville-West's son

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jonathan Swift
Title: Gulliver's Travels
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18019  
Source - Print  
  Author: Vita Sackville-West
  Editor: Louise de Salvo
  Title: The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 91
  Additional comments: Quotation taken from a letter dated Friday 8 January 1926 written by Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf. Additional editor Mitchell A. Leaska.

Citation: Vita Sackville-West, Louise de Salvo (ed.), The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf (Great Britain, 1984), p. 91, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18019, accessed: 04 July 2022

Additional comments:

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