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Record 21912

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'An old idea, first started while I was reading your history of Scotland, has just been revived over your Queen Anne, which I am in the heart of, with sincere pleasure.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Sep 1880 and 30 Sep 1880
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Ben Wyvis Hotel, Strathpeffer
   
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: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: John Hill Burton
Title: History of the Reign of Queen Anne
Genre: History
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: first published 1880
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 21912  
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: 98
  Additional comments: additional editor Ernest Mehew. letter to John Hill Burton.

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 3, p. 98, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=21912, accessed: 15 December 2019

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