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Record Number: 16963


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Much marginalia in pencil, mainly in French but some in English, throughout the volume; summary notes on the rear end papers.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1910 and 13 Feb 1935

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Florence
specific address: 'Villa Il Palmerino', Maiano, near Fiesole

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:

Vernon Lee

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

14 Oct 1856

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

agnostic

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jacques Vontade

Title:

L??me des Anglais (Hypoth?ses Impertinentes)

Genre:

Social Science, Politics, sociology

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Paris: Bernard Grasset, 1910

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

16963

Source:

Print

Author:

Jacques Vontade

Editor:

n/a

Title:

L??me des Anglais (Hypoth?ses Impertinentes)

Place of Publication:

Paris

Date of Publication:

1910

Vol:

n/a

Page:

n/a

Additional Comments:

Jacques Vontade wrote this book under the pseudonym 'Foemina'

Citation:

Jacques Vontade, L??me des Anglais (Hypoth?ses Impertinentes), (Paris, 1910), http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=16963, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

'Vernon Lee' is the pseudonym of Violet Paget (1856-1935). This volume is housed in the Special Collections of the Harold Acton Library, the British Institute of Florence

   
   
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