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Record Number: 6046


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'"Reflection: It is presumably a bad thing to look through articles, reviews, etc. to find one's own name. Yet I often do." And that same week, she is agonizing over "one slight snub" in "The Times Literary Supplement".'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

2 Dec 1930

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

27 May 1882

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

Christian

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:

Title:

Times Literary Supplement, The

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper, Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Times Literary Supplement, week of 2 December, 1930

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

6046

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Drabble

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Arnold Bennett

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

293

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Drabble, Arnold Bennett, (London, 1974), p. 293, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=6046, accessed: 27 February 2021


Additional Comments:

author's note: Virginia Woolf, 'A Writer's Diary' (London 1953), entry for 2 December 1930.

   
   
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