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Record 2513

Reading Experience:

'May I say that the new story in the Magazine begins very well? - the incident is striking and I think quite original, though the name of the story might have been better chosen.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 1892
Country: n/a
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: n/a
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Sarah Grand
Title: Singularly Deluded
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: published in Blackwood's Magazine
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2513  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Title: Letter to Blackwood [1892]
  Location: National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive
  Call no: MS 4592 (1892)
  Page/folio: 72-73

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Letter to Blackwood [1892] National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive, p. MS 4592 (1892), p. 72-73,, accessed: 28 September 2023

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