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Record Number: 2512


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I should like to say my mind about Louis Stevenson's Wrecker and the Naulakhka - both of which are striking instances of the evils of collaboration.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 1892

Country:

n/a

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:

n/a

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Rudyard Kipling

Title:

Naulakha

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

2512

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Margaret Oliphant

Title:

Letter to Blackwood [1892]

Location:

National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive

Call No:

MS 4592 (1892)

Page/Folio:

72-73

Additional Information:

Letter from Margaret Oliphant to Blackwood

Citation:

Margaret Oliphant, Letter to Blackwood [1892], National Library of Scotland, Blackwood Archive, MS 4592 (1892), 72-73, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=2512, accessed: 19 January 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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