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Record 14544

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I am reading Clarendon's Hist. Rebell. at present with which I am more pleased than I expected, which is saying a good deal'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 May 1871 and 30 Sep 1871
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Swanston Cottage, 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 Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 13 Nov 1850
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: student
Religion: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
letter to Maud Babington
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Edward Hyde (1st Earl of Clarendon)
Title: The True Historical Narrative of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England
Genre: History, Politics
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: first published 1702-4
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 14544  
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: 214
  Additional comments: Additional editor Ernest Mehew

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 1, p. 214, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=14544, accessed: 15 December 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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