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Record 23304

Reading Experience:

After reading "Living Alone" in 1923, Winifred wrote Stella a letter of appreciation. When no answer arrived she concluded that Stella Benson, like so many authors, put her "fan mail" in the wastepaper basket, but months afterwards a reply came from South China.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 1 Jan 1923 and 31 Dec 1923
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:Winifred Holtby
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 1898
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
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: Stella Benson
Title: Living Alone
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 23304  
Source - Print  
  Author: Vera Brittain
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Testament of Friendship
  Place of Publication: Great Britain
  Date of Publication: 1980
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 172
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Vera Brittain, Testament of Friendship (Great Britain, 1980), p. 172,, accessed: 08 June 2023

Additional comments:



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