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Record 19772

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Reading George Sand's and Flaubert's letters. Her warmth, geniality, tolerance compared to his anxiety, narrowness, fear of life. They really cared for each other. She is like the man, he like the woman'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 26 Mar 1939
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:Antonia White
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 31 Mar 1899
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: writer
Religion: [lapsed] Catholic
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: christened Eirene Botting

 

Text Being Read:

Author: George Sand
Title: [letters to and from Flaubert]
Genre: Letters
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 19772  
Source - Print  
  Author: Antonia White
  Editor: Susan Chitty
  Title: Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1991
  Vol: I
  Page: 163
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Antonia White, Susan Chitty (ed.), Antonia White. Diaries 1926-1957 (London, 1991), I, p. 163, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=19772, accessed: 28 September 2023

Additional comments:

additional author, Gustave Flaubert

 

 

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