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Record 3713

Reading Experience:

'Thank you for sending me the "Times" with the review. It is very gracious and good [...] I don't know whether I am alone in thinking so, of if the opinion is general, but it seems to me that the writing of the "Times" just now is wonderfully bad'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 15 May 1864 and 31 Dec 1864
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Windsor
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: The Times
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 3713  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Annie Coghill
  Title: The Autobiography & Letters of Mrs. M.O.W. Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Leicester
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 194
  Additional comments: Letter from Margaret Oliphant to John Blackwood, .n.d. 1864

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), The Autobiography & Letters of Mrs. M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 194,, accessed: 09 June 2023

Additional comments:



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