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Record Number: 577


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

I have several times intended to speak of the very great vigour and fresh start which the Magazine seems to me to have taken during the last year. It has been more full of interesting articles, and altogether stronger than for a long time before.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between Aug 1895 and 25 Aug 1896

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:

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:

Blackwood's Magazine

Genre:

Fiction, Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

577

Source:

Print

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Editor:

Annie Coghill

Title:

The Life and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant

Place of Publication:

Leicester

Date of Publication:

1974

Vol:

n/a

Page:

426

Additional Comments:

Letter from Margaret Oliphant to Mr Blackwood, 25 August [1896]

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), The Life and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 426, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=577, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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