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Record Number: 3408


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I think the praise of the "Saturday Review" and the "Times" - evidently both are much dissatisfied with the book [George Eliot's "Felix Holt"] and neither daring to say so, except in the most timid way - proves this conclusively.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 30 Jun 1866

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Windsor

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:

Novelist 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:

Review of 'Felix Holt the Radical'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

Times, June 1866

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

3408

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:

211

Additional Comments:

Letter from Margaret Oliphant to John Blackwood, 30 June 1866

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), Autobiography and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 211, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3408, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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