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Record 2517

Reading Experience:

'I see in the papers that that man Walter Scott is going to bring out shortly a collection of Anglicized versions of early Scotch poetry such as Dunbar, Henryson, &c.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1 Aug 1893
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:

Title: n/a
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Advertisement, Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 2517  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Title: Letter to Blackwood, 1 Aug 1893
  Location: National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive
  Call no: MS 4605 (1893)
  Page/folio: 169-70

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Letter to Blackwood, 1 Aug 1893 National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive, p. MS 4605 (1893), p. 169-70,, accessed: 30 November 2022

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