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Record 18342

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Wednesday 11 May: 'again this heroism in the attempt at pen & ink: but I am tired of reading Rousseau: it is 6 o'clock [...] we are shaking & rattling through Lombardy towards the Alps [on way back from holiday in Greece]'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 11 May 1932
Country: Italy
Time: evening: 6.00pm
Place: other location: On board the Orient Express
   
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: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Title: unknown
Genre: Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18342  
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: 100
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 100, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18342, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

 

 

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