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Record Number: 19384


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am reading, ... Layard's Nineveh.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

30 Dec 1904

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Lyndhurst
county: Hampshire
specific address: Lane End, Bank

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:

Austen Henry Layard

Title:

Nineveh

Genre:

Other religious, History, Arts / architecture

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19384

Source:

Print

Author:

Virginia Woolf

Editor:

Nigel Nicolson

Title:

The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1975

Vol:

1, 1888-1912

Page:

170

Additional Comments:

From letter to Violet Dickinson.

Citation:

Virginia Woolf, Nigel Nicolson (ed.), The Flight of the Mind: The Letters of Virginia Woolf, (London, 1975), 1, 1888-1912, p. 170, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=19384, accessed: 28 February 2021


Additional Comments:

This could be one of several texts by Layard about Nineveh.

   
   
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