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Record 21625

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'By the way, I have tried to read the Spectator, which they all say I imitate, and - it's very wrong of me I know - but I can't'.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 26 Dec 1879
Country: America
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: 608 Bush Street, San Francisco
   
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: writer
Religion: atheist
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: America
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author:
Title: The Spectator
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21625  
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: 3
  Page: 40
  Additional comments: additional editor Ernest Mehew. Letter to Sidney Colvin.

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 3, p. 40, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21625, accessed: 15 December 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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