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Record 18378

Reading Experience:

In Diary of Virginia Woolf, facing page on which entry for 20 August 1932 and beginning of entry for 2 September written: 'Reading this August: Souvenirs de Tocqueville Any number of biographies -- Coleridge -- one or two poems. Lord Kilbracken memoirs. Shaw Pen portraits. Ainslie memoirs. Vita's novel [...] Nothing much good -- except de T: Coleridges letters; but failed to finish the 2nd vol.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Aug 1932 and 31 Aug 1932
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: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: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Title: letters
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18378  
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: 122
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 122,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:

Details of texts supplied by source ed., p.122 n.2.



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