Virginia Woolf - late September, 1927

from The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.3, 1925-30, page 158:

Quentin won't let us play him Wagner: prefers Bach.  Nessa's children are terrifyingly sophisticated: so Morgan said when Angelica, rigged up in a long black shawl, acted Lady Cornflax & Lady Ottoline at Charleston. They have grown up without any opposition: nothing to twist or stunt.  Hence they have reached stages at 16 or 17 which I reached only at 26 or 27.

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Virginia Woolf, and Anne Olivier Bell (ed.), The diary of Virginia Woolf. Vol.3, 1925-30 (Harmondsworth, 1982), p. 158. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1444827404736 accessed: 1 December, 2022

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Virginia Woolf
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1882-1941

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Date/Time late September, 1927
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private

Originally submitted by Jo Reardon on Wed, 14 Oct 2015 13:56:45 +0100
Approved on Sat, 19 Dec 2015 17:42:23 +0000