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Record 3716

Reading Experience:

I cut out of a newspaper and put in here a little poem of Swinburne whom I have never loved. It is dated three years ago, yet was published only the other day - for whom, for us? I have read it over and over again, scarcely able to see the words for tears.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Dec 1890 and 9 Dec 1890
Country: Switzerland
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: Switzerland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Swinburne
Title: Threnody
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Newspaper
Publication details: This poem was first published in the Athenaeum, 13 (December 1890)
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 3716  
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: 95
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Elisabeth Jay (ed.), The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant (Ontario, 2002), p. 95,, accessed: 04 July 2022

Additional comments:



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