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Record 23054

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I liked your ... "Berlioz" better.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 3 Jul 1881
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Kinnaird Cottage, Pitlochry
   
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: William Ernest Henley
Title: Cornhill Magazine 'Hector Berlioz: a Biography'
Genre: Essays / Criticism, Ephemera, book review
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: July1881
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 23054  
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: 206
  Additional comments: additional editor Ernest Mehew. letter to W E Henley.

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 3, p. 206, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=23054, accessed: 15 December 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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