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Record 3687

Reading Experience:

13/3/1904 - "He was able to read on the last morning of his life, asking me to bring him an article on Shakespeare and a new poem by Thomas Hardy."
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 22 Feb 1904
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
location in dwelling: Hyde Park Gate
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:Leslie Stephen
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 28 Nov 1832
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Historian, literary critic, biographer
Religion: Christian
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: Thomas Hardy
Title: n/a
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: 1904
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 3687  
Source - Print  
  Author: Virginia Woolf
  Editor: Nigel Nicolson
  Title: The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1888-1912
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1983
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 134
  Additional comments: Letter from Virginia Stephen to Charles Eliot Norton (13/3/1904), describing her father's last hours.

Citation: Virginia Woolf, Nigel Nicolson (ed.), The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf 1888-1912 (London, 1983), p. 134,, accessed: 28 November 2023

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