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Record 20411

Reading Experience:

'My real object in writing is to make a confession-which is to take back a whole cartload of goatisms which I used at Fritham and elsewhere in speaking of a certain great English writer-the greatest: I have been reading Marlow, and I was so much more impressed by him than I thought I should be, that I read Cymbeline just to see if there mightnt be more in the great William than I supposed.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 5 Nov 1901
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: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: William Shakespeare
Title: Cymbeline
Genre: Drama
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 20411  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Nigel Nicolson
  Title: The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1975
  Vol: 1, 1888-1912
  Page: 45
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Nigel Nicolson (ed.), The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf (London, 1975), 1, 1888-1912, p. 45,, accessed: 03 February 2023

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