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Autobiography and Letters of Mrs Margaret Oliphant

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Mrs Margaret Olliphant was, as Mrs Leavis recalls in her introduction, a massive contributor to the novel of several kinds, the short story, the biography to the reviewing and critical essays in many Victorian periodicals, as well as maker of solid books of non fiction in sum as important as a case history of the woman of letters in the nineteenth century.

She made a tremendous impression her contemporaries, and her autobiography, supplemented by the selection of letters made by her cousin, gives a clear picture of the literary woman as well as being a moving human document of a truly tragic life both in its personal and professional aspects.

There are some signs of shelf wear to the dust jacket and some foxing to the edges of the pages. Otherwise the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Item details

Author(s):
Coghill MRS Harry
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
464
Publisher:
Leicester University press
Title:
Autobiography and Letters of Mrs Margaret Oliphant

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Mrs Margaret Olliphant was, as Mrs Leavis recalls in her introduction, a massive contributor to the novel of several kinds, the short story, the biography to the reviewing and critical essays in many Victorian periodicals, as well as maker of solid books of non fiction in sum as important as a case history of the woman of letters in the nineteenth century.

She made a tremendous impression her contemporaries, and her autobiography, supplemented by the selection of letters made by her cousin, gives a clear picture of the literary woman as well as being a moving human document of a truly tragic life both in its personal and professional aspects.

There are some signs of shelf wear to the dust jacket and some foxing to the edges of the pages. Otherwise the pages are clean and the binding is tight.

Author(s):
Coghill MRS Harry
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1974
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
464
Publisher:
Leicester University press
Title:
Autobiography and Letters of Mrs Margaret Oliphant

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