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Record 576

Reading Experience:

I have done nothing but wade through Dean Stanley's Life this last week in the intervals of doing perfunctorily a little work in the mornings.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1894 and 9 Jan 1894
Country: England
Time: daytime
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:

Author: A.P. Stanley
Title: A Selection from the writings of Dean Stanley
Genre: Other religious, Biography
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 576  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Annie Coghill
  Title: The Life and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Leicester
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 400
  Additional comments: Letter from Margaret Oliphant to Francis Romano (Cecco) Oliphant, 9 January [1894]

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), The Life and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 400,, accessed: 31 March 2023

Additional comments:



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