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Record 3385

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Just a little note of this night. I had been working very hard and came to my room very late and tired, but took up a book, the "Fortunes of Nigel" and read on and on till it was three o'clock in the morning.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 13 Jan 1896 and 15 Jan 1896
Country: n/a
Time: night: until 3am
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Scott
Title: Fortunes of Nigel
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3385  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Elisabeth Jay
  Title: The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Ontario
  Date of Publication: 2002
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 211
  Additional comments: This is found in Appendix C, a diary entry from 1896

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Elisabeth Jay (ed.), The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant (Ontario, 2002), p. 211, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3385, accessed: 04 July 2022

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