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Record 20113

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Oh - a propos of that, I've been absolutely engaged by a book about Knole, in which Eddy is described as "author and musician" and I am described as "the wife of the Hon. Harold Nicolson C.M.G." '
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 9 Mar 1892 and 7 Feb 1945
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: unknown
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20113  
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: 361
  Additional comments: Quotation taken from a letter dated 7 February 1945 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. 361, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20113, accessed: 23 June 2024

Additional comments:

In a footnote on page 24 the editor notes that Eddy is "Edward Sackville-West (1901-65), the writer and musician, who succeeded his father as 5th Lord Sackville in 1962. He never married."

 

 

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