The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant

The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant The original order and structure of the manuscript have been restored revealing new aspects of Oliphant s intentions and artistry Joseph H O Mealy University of Hawaii

  • Title: The Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant
  • Author: Margaret Oliphant Elizabeth Jay
  • ISBN: 9781551112763
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Paperback
  • The original order and structure of the manuscript have been restored, revealing new aspects of Oliphant s intentions and artistry Joseph H O Mealy, University of Hawaii

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    1. Margaret Oliphant, one of the most prolific writers of the Victorian era (she wrote, if I am correct, over 90 novels), approaches the writing of her autobiography in an almost modern, stream-of-consciousness way. Interspersed between more typical chronological narration are diary-like entries in which she lets her emotions shine through. The result is a unique, though perhaps difficult to swallow, look into the life of a woman whose dreams of relaxation and success were forever thwarted by money [...]

    2. The grief filled ramblings of one of the most prolific Scottish female writers is stragely a tough read to stay awake for.

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