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Record 15960

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
?You can tell Lang this. I heard from him, and will answer soon.?
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 17 May 1874
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Swanston (according to editors)
specific address: Swanston Cottage, Lothianburn, 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: Aspiring writer, intermittent law student
Religion: Church of Scotland (wavering)
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Andrew Lang
Title: letter
Genre: Letter received by RLS on or before 17 May 1874
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 15960  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  Editor: Bradford A. Booth
  Title: Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879
  Place of Publication: New Haven and London
  Date of Publication: 1994
  Vol: 2
  Page: 10
  Additional comments: Co-editor Ernest Mehew. From Letter 273, pp 10-11, to Sidney Colvin, dated by editors [17 May 1874]

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford A. Booth (ed.), Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 10, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=15960, accessed: 15 December 2019

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