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Record 20112

Reading Experience:

'As I read the "New Yorker" article (getting more and more indignant) I thought, "This man, although he is saying some exceedingly foolish things, is a man of intelligence who also writes very well." '
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 9 Mar 1892 and 23 Feb 1944
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:Vita Sackville-West
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 9 Mar 1892
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: Writer
Religion: unknown
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: Edmund Wilson
Title: Through the Embassy Window; Harold Nicolson
Genre: Social Science, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: An article published in "The New Yorker" 1 January 1944
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20112  
Source - Print  
  Author: Vita Sackville-West
  Editor: Nigel Nicolson
  Title: Vita and Harold
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1992
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 357-358
  Additional comments: Quotation taken from a letter dated 23 February 1944 written by Vita Sackville-West to Harold Nicolson. Letter written from Sissinghurst.

Citation: Vita Sackville-West, Nigel Nicolson (ed.), Vita and Harold (Great Britain, 1992), p. 357-358,, accessed: 14 June 2024

Additional comments:



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