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Record Number: 11007


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have been reading the Life of Mr Symond, and it makes me almost laugh (though there is little laughing in my heart) to think of the strange difference between this prosaic little narrative,all about the facts of a life so simple, and his elaborate self- discussions.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1895 and 31 Jan 1895

Country:

England

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:

Margaret Oliphant

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1828

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Horatio Forbes Brown

Title:

John Addington Symonds: A Biography Compiled from

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

11007

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Editor:

Elizabeth Jay

Title:

The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1990

Vol:

n/a

Page:

99

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Elizabeth Jay (ed.), The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant (London, 1990), p. 99, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11007, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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