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Record Number: 3716


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I cut out of a newspaper and put in here a little poem of Swinburne whom I have never loved. It is dated three years ago, yet was published only the other day - for whom, for us? I have read it over and over again, scarcely able to see the words for tears.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Dec 1890 and 9 Dec 1890

Country:

Switzerland

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:

4 Apr 1828

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Novelist and Critic

Religion:

Free Church

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Switzerland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Swinburne

Title:

Threnody

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

This poem was first published in the Athenaeum, 13 (December 1890)

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

3716

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Editor:

Elisabeth Jay

Title:

The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant

Place of Publication:

Ontario

Date of Publication:

2002

Vol:

n/a

Page:

95

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Elisabeth Jay (ed.), The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant (Ontario, 2002), p. 95, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3716, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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