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Record 18248

Reading Experience:

Sunday 25 November 1928: 'I took Essex & Eth (Lytton's) down [to Rodmell] to read, & Lord forgive me! -- find it a poor book. I have not finished it, and am keeping it to see if my [text ends]'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 10 Nov 1928 and 25 Nov 1928
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Rodmell
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: Lytton Strachey
Title: Elizabeth and Essex
Genre: History, Biography
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: Published December 1928
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18248  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Anne Olivier Bell
  Title: The Diary of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: 3
  Page: 208
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1980), 3, p. 208,, accessed: 23 May 2024

Additional comments:



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