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Record Number: 3741


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

We are very curious and interested about "Adam Bede", which we see advertised and criticised in the "Athenaeum".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

1859

Country:

Italy

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Florence
specific address: Via Maggio

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:

Italy

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Review of Adam Bede

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Athenaeum, 1859

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3741

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Editor:

Annie Coghill

Title:

Autobiography & Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant

Place of Publication:

Leicester

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

167

Additional Comments:

Letter from Mrs Oliphant to John Blackwood, n.d. 1859

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), Autobiography & Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 167, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3741, accessed: 01 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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