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Record 18632

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
Friday 13 September 1935: 'Reading Love for Love, Life of Anthony Hope, &c.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Sep 1935 and 13 Sep 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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Sir Charles Mallett
Title: Anthony Hope and His Books
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1935
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 18632  
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: 341
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1982), 4, p. 341, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=18632, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

In diary entry for 15 September 1935 Woolf comments, regarding this text: 'A queer book, Hope's life -- so neat, discreet, & somehow dated' (p.341 in source).

 

 

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