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Record Number: 14573


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Today, I got rather a curiosity - Lieder und Balladen von Robert Burns, translated by one Silbergleit, and not so ill done either.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

29 Jul 1872

Country:

Scotland/England/Europe

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Hotel Landsberg, Frankfurt

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:

student

Religion:

Church of Scotland (wavering)

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland/England/Europe

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

Letter to mother, Margaret Stevenson


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

L G Silbergleit

Title:

Robert Burns' Lieder und Balladen [etc]

Genre:

Poetry, translation of Burns' poems into German

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

published 1869 Leipzig

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

14573

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:

1

Page:

236

Additional Comments:

Additional editor Ernest Mehew

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 1, p. 236, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14573, accessed: 27 February 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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