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Record Number: 17356


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Try two of Schubert?s songs ?Ich ungl?cksel?ger Atlas? and ?Du sch?nes Fischerm?dchen?. They are very jolly.

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 16 Jul 1874

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city

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, 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:

Heinrich Heine

Title:

[poems]

Genre:

Poetry

Form of Text:

Unknown

Publication Details

The poems first published 1827, the songs 1828.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

17356

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:

31

Additional Comments:

Co-editor Ernest Mehew. Section dated Thursday [16 July 1874] of Letter 294, To Frances Sitwell. The date in square brackets has been 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. 31, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17356, accessed: 21 July 2024


Additional Comments:

P. 31, Note 5, reads: Schubert?s setting (1828) of two of Heine?s poems Buch der Lieder [not in note: first published 1827]. ?[italics]Die Heimkehr[end italics]" XXIV and VIII. Cf. Letter 570, n. 3.

   
   
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