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Record Number: 17529


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have another letter from Groves [sic] about my ?John Knox?, which is flattering in its way: he is a very gushing and spontaneous person.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 3 Sep 1874

Country:

unknown

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

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:

Charles Grove

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

unknown

Religion:

unknown

Country of Origin:

unknown

Country of Experience:

unknown

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Title:

John Knox

Genre:

Biography, Unknown

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

borrowed (other)
borrowed from author


Source Information:

Record ID:

17529

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Editor:

Bradford A. Booth

Title:

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879

Place of Publication:

New Haven and London

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

2

Page:

44

Additional Comments:

Letter 309, To Frances Sitwell, Thursday [3 September 1874]. Co-editor Ernest Mehew. The date in square brackets has been added by the editors.

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford A. Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 44, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=17529, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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