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Record 577

Reading Experience:

I have several times intended to speak of the very great vigour and fresh start which the Magazine seems to me to have taken during the last year. It has been more full of interesting articles, and altogether stronger than for a long time before.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between Aug 1895 and 25 Aug 1896
Country: England
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: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Title: Blackwood's Magazine
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 577  
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: 426
  Additional comments: Letter from Margaret Oliphant to Mr Blackwood, 25 August [1896]

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), The Life and Letters of Mrs M.O.W. Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 426,, accessed: 05 December 2023

Additional comments:



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