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Record 18084

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I can't tell you how much I like "The Sun and the Fish", (all the more because it is all about things we did together,) and I am ordering a copy of Time and Tide.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 9 Mar 1892 and 8 Feb 1928
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:Vita Sackville-West
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 9 Mar 1892
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Novelist
Religion: Unknown
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: Virginia Woolf
Title: The Sun and the Fish
Genre: An eclipse observed by the author
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Published in 'Time and Tide', 3 February 1928
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18084  
Source - Print  
  Author: Vita Sackville-West
  Editor: Louise DeSalvo
  Title: The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 269
  Additional comments: Quotation taken from a letter dated Wednesday 8 February 1928 written by Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf. 'The Sun and the Fish' was Virginia's article about the eclipse which she had observed with Vita on 29 June 1927, published in 'Time and Tide'. Additional editor Mitchell A. Leaska.

Citation: Vita Sackville-West, Louise DeSalvo (ed.), The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf (Great Britain, 1984), p. 269, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18084, accessed: 14 June 2024

Additional comments:

Information about the article is provided in an editorial footnote.

 

 

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