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Record Number: 18084


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I can't tell you how much I like "The Sun and the Fish", (all the more because it is all about things we did together,) and I am ordering a copy of Time and Tide.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 9 Mar 1892 and 8 Feb 1928

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Weald, Sevenoaks
county: Kent
specific address: Long Barn

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:

Novelist

Religion:

Unknown

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:

Virginia Woolf

Title:

The Sun and the Fish

Genre:

An eclipse observed by the author

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Published in 'Time and Tide', 3 February 1928

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18084

Source:

Print

Author:

Vita Sackville-West

Editor:

Louise DeSalvo

Title:

The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf

Place of Publication:

Great Britain

Date of Publication:

1984

Vol:

n/a

Page:

269

Additional Comments:

Quotation taken from a letter dated Wednesday 8 February 1928 written by Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf. 'The Sun and the Fish' was Virginia's article about the eclipse which she had observed with Vita on 29 June 1927, published in 'Time and Tide'. Additional editor Mitchell A. Leaska.

Citation:

Vita Sackville-West, Louise DeSalvo (ed.), The Letters of Vita Sackville-West to Virginia Woolf, (Great Britain, 1984), p. 269, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=18084, accessed: 27 February 2021


Additional Comments:

Information about the article is provided in an editorial footnote.

   
   
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