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Record 3741

Reading Experience:

We are very curious and interested about "Adam Bede", which we see advertised and criticised in the "Athenaeum".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 1859
Country: Italy
Time: n/a
Place: city: Florence
specific address: Via Maggio
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: Italy
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: unknown
Title: Review of Adam Bede
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Athenaeum, 1859
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 3741  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Annie Coghill
  Title: Autobiography & Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Leicester
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 167
  Additional comments: Letter from Mrs Oliphant to John Blackwood, n.d. 1859

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), Autobiography & Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 167,, accessed: 22 February 2024

Additional comments:



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