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Record 18322

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Friday 14 February 1931: 'Janet Case yesterday [...] I suppose over 70 now [...] She clings to youth. "But we never see any young people" & so reads Tom Eliot &c'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1931 and 14 Feb 1931
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:Janet Case
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1862
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Classical scholar
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: T. S. Eliot
Title: unknown
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18322  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Anne Olivier Bell
  Title: The Diary of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1982
  Vol: 4
  Page: 11
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 11, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18322, accessed: 23 April 2024

Additional comments:

Case had been Woolf's tutor in classical Greek.

 

 

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