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Record 13547

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'At present I am going for Macaulay's History and no novels at all.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 26 Nov 1866
Country: Scotland/England
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: 17 Heriot Row, Edinburgh
   
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:Robert Louis Stevenson
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 13 Nov 1850
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: child
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland/England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Letter to Bob Stevenson.
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Thomas Babington Macaulay
Title: History of England
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: 1848-61
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 13547  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  Editor: Bradford Booth
  Title: The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson
  Place of Publication: New Haven and London
  Date of Publication: 1994
  Vol: 1
  Page: 113
  Additional comments: Ernest Mehew (co-editor)

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 1, p. 113, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=13547, accessed: 13 December 2019

Additional comments:

Present from parents.

 

 

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