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Record 19072

Reading Experience:

'Tomorrow I go on to Ben Jonson, but I shan't like him as much as Marlow. I read Dr Faustus, and Edward II...'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1888 and 5 Nov 1901
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
specific address: 22 Hyde Park Gate, S.W.
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 Stephen
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: Christopher Marlowe
Title: Edward II
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19072  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Stephen
  Editor: Nigel Nicholson
  Title: The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: Volume 1, 1888-1912
  Page: 46
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Stephen, Nigel Nicholson (ed.), The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf (London, 1975), Volume 1, 1888-1912, p. 46,, accessed: 10 December 2023

Additional comments:



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