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Record 19076

Reading Experience:

'There is only one very good thing in the world: the acting of Sarah Bernhardt. I beg your pardon, there is another: Pierre Veron’s "Pantheon de Poche".'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 30 Apr 1875
Country: France
Time: n/a
Place: city: Paris
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 and intermittent law student
Religion: Uncommitted
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: France
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Pierre Veron
Title: Le Pantheon de Poche
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: Published 1875.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 19076  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  Editor: Bradford A. Booth
  Title: The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
  Place of Publication: New Haven and London
  Date of Publication: 1994
  Vol: 2
  Page: 128-9
  Additional comments: Letter 380, To Frances Sitwell [April 1875], Cafe Royal, Paris. Co-editor Ernest Mehew. The date in square brackets has been added by the editors.

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford A. Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 128-9,, accessed: 06 July 2020

Additional comments:

Editors’ Note 4, p.129, reads: “Pierre Veron (1833-1900), French journalist who edited "Charivari" and wrote many humorous works. "Le Pantheon de Poche" appeared in 1875.”



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