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Record 18461

Reading Experience:

'At this precise moment I am feeling mightily morose, owing to my having foolishly embarked on Robert Elsmere and Tom Jones this afternoon.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jul 1896 and 31 Aug 1896
Country: Scotland
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:John Buchan
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 26 Aug 1875
Socio-economic group: Gentry
Occupation: student
Religion: Presbyterian
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: Oxford undergraduate on holiday with his family in Scotland


Text Being Read:

Author: Mary Augusta (Mrs Humphry) Ward
Title: Robert Elsmere
Genre: Fiction, Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 18461  
Source - Print  
  Author: Janet Adam Smith
  Editor: n/a
  Title: John Buchan: A Biography
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1965
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 56
  Additional comments: on holiday with his family in Scotland, while an Oxford student.

Citation: Janet Adam Smith, John Buchan: A Biography (London, 1965), p. 56,, accessed: 02 March 2024

Additional comments:



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