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Record 3720

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I have been reading the life of Mr Symonds, and it makes me almost laugh (though little laughing is in my heart) to think of the strange difference between this prosaic little narrative, all about the facts of a life so simple as mine, and his elaborate self-discussions'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 22 Jan 1895
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: London
   
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)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Addington Symonds
Title: Life of Symonds
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3720  
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: 144
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Elisabeth Jay (ed.), The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant (Ontario, 2002), p. 144, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3720, accessed: 04 July 2022

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