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Record 18740

Reading Experience:

Friday 19 March 1937: '"They" say almost universally that The Years is a masterpiece [...] The praise chorus began yesterday: by the way I was walking in Covent Garden & found St Pauls, CG for the first time [...] then went to Burnets [of Garrick St.] [...] bought the E. Standard & found myself glorified as I read it in the Tube.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 18 Mar 1937
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
other location: On board underground train
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: Howard Spring
Title: review of Virginia Woolf, The Years
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Reference / General works
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: In The Evening Standard, 18 March 1937
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 18740  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Anne Olivier Bell
  Title: The Diary of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1984
  Vol: 5
  Page: 70
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf (London, 1984), 5, p. 70,, accessed: 26 February 2024

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