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Record 96

Reading Experience:

'Montalembert, it appears, kept a journal from his twelfth year to the end of his life, and I am tantalised with the sight of these volumes, which Madame de M. reads to me for a couple of hours in the afternoon.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1871 and 2 Dec 1871
Country: France
Time: daytime: a couple of hours in the afternoon
Place: specific address: La Roche en Bressy
Type of Experience (Reader):
silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown
Type of Experience (Listener):
solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown

Reader/Listener/Reading Group:

Reader:Madame de Montalembert
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Apr 1828
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: aristocrat
Religion: presumably Catholic
Country of origin: France
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Margaret Oliphant
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Montalembert
Title: journals of Montalembert
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Manuscript: Codex
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 96  
Source - Print  
  Author: Margaret Oliphant
  Editor: Annie Coghill
  Title: The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs. M.O.W.Oliphant
  Place of Publication: Leicester
  Date of Publication: 1974
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 232
  Additional comments: Letter to Mr Blackwood, 2 Dec [1871]

Citation: Margaret Oliphant, Annie Coghill (ed.), The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs. M.O.W.Oliphant (Leicester, 1974), p. 232,, accessed: 29 February 2024

Additional comments:



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