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Record 18380

Reading Experience:

Sunday 2 October 1932: 'I am [...] reading DHL. with the usual sense of frustration. Not that he & I have too much in common -- the same pressure to be ourselves: so that I dont escape when I read him; am surfeited [...] What I enjoy (in the Letters) is the sudden visualisation [...] but I get no satisfaction from his explanations of what he sees [goes on to comment further on text]'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Sep 1932 and 2 Oct 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: D. H. Lawrence
Title: The Letters of D. H. Lawrence
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Ed. Aldous Huxley, September 1932
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18380  
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: 126-127; 126
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 126-127; 126,, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:



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