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Record Number: 30199


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I bought for 3s. a novel by Mrs Oliphant, ''An English Squire'', with the same irritable young man one knows so well. A very clever description of the feelings of a widow on losing a dull husband she did not much care for...'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 1 May 1887

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Cambridge
county: Cambridgeshire
specific address: The Grove

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:

Emma Darwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

2 May 1808

Socio-Economic Group:

Gentry

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Unitarian

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:

Margaret Oliphant

Title:

Squire Arden?

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

30199

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Henrietta Litchfield

Title:

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896

Place of Publication:

New York

Date of Publication:

1915

Vol:

V2

Page:

278

Additional Comments:

Letter from Emma Darwin to her daughter Henrietta. 1 May, 1887

Citation:

Henrietta Litchfield (ed.), Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, 1792-1896 (New York, 1915), V2, p. 278, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=30199, accessed: 18 November 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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