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Record 21913

Reading Experience:

'I was pleased to see your quotation from Clough. I used it myself in an approximate form, and with doubtful attribution to C., in another article ..'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Between 1 Sep 1880 and 30 Sep 1880
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: 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)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Arthur Hugh Clough
Title: Amours de Voyage
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 21913  
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: 100
  Additional comments: additional editor Ernest Mehew.Letter to James Cunningham.

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 3, p. 100,, accessed: 06 July 2020

Additional comments:

Footnote Booth/Mehew p 100 says that the quotation to which RLS refers is about everything lying in juxtaposition, a thought expressed several times in Amours de Voyage.



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