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Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant

Autobiography of Margaret Oliphant (Paperback)

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After the death of Margaret Oliphant - the prolific nineteenth century novelist, biographer, essayist, reviewer, and prominent voice on the "woman question" - two well-intending relatives took the autobiographical manuscripts she composed over a thirty-year period, and recomposed them to suit the model of a conventional memoir. In the process, they suppressed more than a quarter of the material. Based on the original manuscripts, the Broadview edition now makes available the missing text in its original order, and the restored Autobiogrpahy of Margaret Oliphant portrays a woman of scathing irony, anger and grief.Part of Broadview's Nineteenth-Century British Autobiographies series, this edition also includes extensive excerpts from Oliphant's diaries.

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: general Publisher: Broadview Press Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/2002 ISBN-13: 9781551112763  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Elisabeth Jay is a professor of English and Associate Head of the School of Humanities at Oxford Brookes University. The author of Margaret Oliphant: 'A Fiction to Herself': A Literary Life, Jay has written widely on nineteenth-century literature.

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