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Record Number: 16903


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?Goodbye. I am at "Knox and the Women", which seems good stuff when I come to put it down; but the arrangement cost me some trouble.?

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 4 Jun 1874

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Swanston (according to editors) for the first of the letters referred to here by RLS
specific address: Swanston Cottage, Lothianburn, Edinburgh
other location: and libraries?

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:

Aspiring writer and intermittent law student

Religion:

Church of Scotland (wavering)

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Title:

[material on John Knox]

Genre:

Sermon, Other religious, History, Biography, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Book, Presumably numerous works by, and of general and specific reference to, Knox

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

16903

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Editor:

Bradford A. Booth

Title:

Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879

Place of Publication:

New Haven and London

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

2

Page:

18

Additional Comments:

Co-edited by Ernest Mehew. Letter 278, RLS to Sidney Colvin [? 4 June 1874]. Dates in square brackets added by the editors.

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford A. Booth (ed.), Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 18, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=16903, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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