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Record 16502

Reading Experience:

'Part III is 'the reconciliation', in Spencer's phrase, - a mean term between I and II, a minimistic retrospect on both.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Jan 1873 and 31 Jan 1873
Country: Scotland/England/Europe
Time: n/a
Place: city: Malvern
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: wavering
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland/England/Europe
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
letter to Bob Stevenson
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Herbert Spencer
Title: A System of Synthetic Philosophy
Genre: Philosophy
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 16502  
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: 272
  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. 272,, accessed: 11 August 2020

Additional comments:

The title of Chapter 5 of Spencer's book is The Reconciliation.



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