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Record Number: 12176


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read "Pot-Bouille"; "Pot-Bouille" made me laugh, there is one good character'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Between 1 Nov 1882 and 30 Nov 1882

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: St Marcel

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:

author/ writer

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

France

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Emile Zola

Title:

Pot-Bouille

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12176

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Editor:

Bradford A. Booth

Title:

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson

Place of Publication:

New Haven and London

Date of Publication:

1994-1995

Vol:

4

Page:

28

Additional Comments:

co-editor Ernest Mehew

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford A. Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994-1995), 4, p. 28, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=12176, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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