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Record Number: 18323


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Monday 20 April 1931: 'Arrived [at La Rochelle] at 7.30 -- so quick one drives: I forgot our 2 punctures. One at Thouart [Thouars]; kept us, as the man did not mend it while we lunched. I read Sons & Lovers [by D. H. Lawrence], every word.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 18 Apr 1931 and 20 Apr 1931

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Thouars

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:

France

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

D. H. Lawrence

Title:

Sons and Lovers

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

18323

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia Woolf

Editor:

Anne Olivier Bell

Title:

The Diary of Virginia Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1982

Vol:

4

Page:

20

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Virginia Woolf, Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The Diary of Virginia Woolf, (London, 1982), 4, p. 20, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=18323, accessed: 28 February 2021


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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