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Record 18337

Reading Experience:

Monday 2 May 1932: 'Well it is five minutes to ten: but where am I, writing with pen & ink? Not in my studio. In the gorge, or valley, at Delphi, under an olive tree, sitting on dry earth covered with white daisies. L. is reading his Greek grammar beside me'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 2 May 1932
Country: Greece
Time: morning: 9:55am
Place: city: Delphi
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:Leonard Woolf
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1880
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Writer
Religion: Jewish
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: Greece
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Greek grammar
Genre: Textbook / self-education, Reference / General works, Languages
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 18337  
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: 93
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 93,, accessed: 29 February 2024

Additional comments:



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