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Record 18110

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Monday 6 February 1922: 'What a sprightly journalist Clive Bell is! I have just read him, & see how my sentences would have to be clipped to march in time with his.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Feb 1922 and 6 Feb 1922
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Clive Bell
Title: [journalism]
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Arts / architecture
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18110  
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: 136
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1978), 2, p. 136, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18110, accessed: 03 February 2023

Additional comments:

See p.160 n.4 in source for ed.'s suggestion that Bell's 'The Creed of an Aesthete' (published in The New Republic, New York, 25 January 1922) the text read.

 

 

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