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Record 26800

Reading Experience:

'See No. 571, last page; an article, called Sir Claude the Conqueror ... The story in question, by the by, was a last chance given to its drunken author; not Villiers - that was a nom de plume - but Viles, brother to my old boyhood's guide, philosopher and friend, Edward Viles ...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 9 Nov 1850
Country: Switzerland
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Davos Printing Office
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: Church of Scotland
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Switzerland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Walter Villiers
Title: Sir Claude the Conqueror (in Young Folks)
Genre: Fiction, Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: No. 571 of Young Folks
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 26800  
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: 247
  Additional comments: additional editor Enrest Mehew. letter to Edmund Gosse.

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 3, p. 247,, accessed: 06 July 2020

Additional comments:



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