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Record 18621

Reading Experience:

Friday 31 May 1935: 'Some good German woman sends a pamphlet on me, into which I couldnt resist looking, though nothing so much upsets & demoralises as this looking at ones face in the glass. And a German glass produces an extreme diffuseness & complexity so that I cant get either praise or blame but must begin twisting among long words.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 29 May 1935 and 31 May 1935
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: Ruth Gruber
Title: Virginia Woolf: A Study
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Pamphlet
Publication details: Written in English; Leipzig, 1935.
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 18621  
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: 317
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 317,, accessed: 29 May 2024

Additional comments:

See p.317 n.10 in source for details of text read.



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