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Record 18093

Reading Experience:

7 January 1920: 'Reading Empire & Commerce to my genuine satisfaction, with an impartial delight in the closeness, passion & logic of it; indeed its a good thing now & then to read one's husband's work attentively.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 7 Jan 1920
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Asheham
county: Sussex
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: Leonard Woolf
Title: Empire and Commerce in Africa. A Study in Economic Imperialism
Genre: Social Science, Politics
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: Published jointly by Labour Research Department and Allen & Unwin, 14 January 1920
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18093  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Anne Olivier Bell
  Title: The Diary of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1978
  Vol: 2
  Page: 5
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1978), 2, p. 5,, accessed: 28 November 2023

Additional comments:



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