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Record Number: 18024


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

10 December 1917: 'My afternoon was very nearly normal; to Mudies, tea in an A.B.C. reading a life of Gaudier Brzeska'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

10 Dec 1917

Country:

England

Time

afternoon

Place:

city: London
other location: Aerated Bread Company tearoom (one of chain)

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Ezra Pound

Title:

Gaudier-Brzeska. A Memoir

Genre:

Biography, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1917

Provenance

borrowed (institution library)
? borrowed from Mudie's library


Source Information:

Record ID:

18024

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia Woolf

Editor:

Anne Olivier Bell

Title:

The Diary of Virginia Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1977

Vol:

1

Page:

90

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf, (London, 1977), 1, p. 90, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=18024, accessed: 28 February 2021


Additional Comments:

Text identified by source ed.; see p.90 n.25.

   
   
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