"Men selling their souls & fate watching" Read the full letter
Maggie Rolland was the wife of Schreiner’s cousin Emile Rolland. Schoeman speculates that Lilly in Schreiner’s story ‘Diamond Fields’ and the woman who married Albert Blair in Undine, may have been based on Maggie Rolland, although the evidence for this is unclear.
For further information see:
Karel Schoeman (ed, 1987) The Recollections of Elizabeth Rolland with Various Documents on the Rolland Family Cape Town: Human & Rousseau
Karel Schoeman (1991) Olive Schreiner: A Woman in South Africa 1855-1881 Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, p. 190
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