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Record Number: 3718


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'What a wonderful record is that journal of Sir Walter's which dear Annie Ritchie has sent me - and with what love one watches everything he does. I have read over and over again what he says of his wife's death. It is so sober, so chastened, so true: "I wonder how I shall do with the thoughts which were hers for thirty years".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1891 and 30 Jan 1891

Country:

Switzerland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Davos

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:

Walter Scott

Title:

Journal

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1890 first edition

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

3718

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:

97

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Elisabeth Jay (ed.), The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant (Ontario, 2002), p. 97, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3718, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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