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Record 18399

Reading Experience:

23 September 1933: 'I am reading Margot [Oxford] -- "V W our greatest English authoress;" Molly Hamilton on Webbs: & Turgenev.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Sep 1933 and 23 Sep 1933
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: Margot Oxford
Title: More Memories
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1933
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18399  
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: 180
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 180,, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

Source ed. cites p.205 fn in text: 'this year (1931) the greatest of our English authoresses -- Virginia Woolf -- told me that my writing had always given her pleasure' (see p.180 n.13 in source). Turgenev possibly being read with view to writing article.



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