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Record Number: 107


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I ought to have written last month to thank you and your able contributor for the flattering mention made of me in the article on Magazines, but the coming here complicated my other businesses, and I did not even read the article till somewhat late in the month. I am now overwhelmed by Mr Shand's (it is Mr Shand?) civilities in the present number.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 28 Feb 1879

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Oxford
specific address: 4 Crick Road

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:

Margaret Oliphant

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

4 Apr 1828

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer and critic

Religion:

Free Church

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Blackwood's Magazine

Genre:

Fiction, Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

107

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Editor:

Annie Coghill

Title:

Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant

Place of Publication:

Leicester

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

278

Additional Comments:

Letter to Mr Blackwood, 28 Feb [1879]

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 278, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=107, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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