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Record Number: 19657


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Leonard Woolf to Lytton Strachey, 9 April 1901: 'I have been in the wilderness to-day but before I end I must tell you that I did live last week an hour or two -- which being interpreted is that I read The Column by Charles Marriott which if you have not, do. If I were a reviewer I should shout & scream "A New Great Author". But I'm not. Farewell.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 25 Mar 1901 and 9 Apr 1901

Country:

n/a

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:

Leonard Woolf

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

25 Nov 1880

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Undergraduate student

Religion:

Jewish

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

n/a

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Charles Marriott

Title:

The Column

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1901

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19657

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Frederic Spotts

Title:

Letters of Leonard Woolf

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1990

Vol:

n/a

Page:

15

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Frederic Spotts (ed.), Letters of Leonard Woolf, (London, 1990), p. 15, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=19657, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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