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Record 18721

Reading Experience:

'A Writer's Recollections, by Mrs Humphry Ward, had been published in the autumn of 1918. V[irginia] W[oolf] had read it then'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Sep 1918 and 1 Jan 1919
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: Mrs Humphry Ward
Title: A Writer's Recollections
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Autumn 1918
Provenance: borrowed (public library)


Source Information:

Record ID: 18721  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Anne Olivier Bell
  Title: The Diary of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1977
  Vol: 1
  Page: 300 n.7
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1977), 1, p. 300 n.7,, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

Source ed's note accompanies diary entry for 21 September 1919, in which Woolf records having recently read copy of same text, borrowed from Lewes public library; see pp.299-300 in source.



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