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Record 11007

Reading Experience:

'I have been reading the Life of Mr Symond, and it makes me almost laugh (though there is little laughing in my heart) to think of the strange difference between this prosaic little narrative,all about the facts of a life so simple, and his elaborate self- discussions.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1895 and 31 Jan 1895
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 1828
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: writer
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Horatio Forbes Brown
Title: John Addington Symonds: A Biography Compiled from
Genre: Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 11007  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Elizabeth Jay
  Title: The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1990
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 99
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Elizabeth Jay (ed.), The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant (London, 1990), p. 99,, accessed: 18 July 2024

Additional comments:



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