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Record 18233

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'And the book came. And I've read one or two of the new ones. And I liked them yes - I liked the one to Enid Bagnold; and I think I see how you may develop differently.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 23 Nov 1933 and 26 Nov 1933
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: 52 Tavistock 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: Novelist
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: Vita Sackville-West
Title: Collected Poems
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18233  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  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: 414
  Additional comments: Quotation taken from a letter dated Sunday 26 November 1933 written by Virginia Woolf to Vita Sackville-West. Additional editor Mitchell A. Leaska.

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Louise DeSalvo (ed.), The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf (Great Britain, 1984), p. 414, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18233, accessed: 03 February 2023

Additional comments:

Vita wrote a letter to Virginia dated 23 November 1933 (p413) to accompany the book which Virginia acknowledges receipt of in the above quotation. An editorial footnote explains that the book was Vita's "Collected Poems".

 

 

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