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Record Number: 109


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have just been reading Heine's "De l'Allemagne", a very amusing book.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 18 Sep 1882

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Ivybridge

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:

Francis Romano (Cecco) Oliphant

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1859

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer and layabout

Religion:

Free Church

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:

Heinrich Heine

Title:

De l'Allemagne

Genre:

Philosophy

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

109

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:

306

Additional Comments:

Letter from F.R. (Cecco) Oliphant to Margaret Oliphant, 18 Sept [1882]

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 306, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=109, accessed: 01 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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