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Record Number: 18580


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have also got ?An Autumn Effect? in proof: I shall send it to you to read, I think.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Edinburgh.
county: Lothian

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:

Uncommitted

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:

An Autumn Effect.

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical, Proof copy of RLS's essay.

Publication Details

To be published in The Portfolio in April and May 1875.

Provenance

unknown
Received by RLS from editor to be corrected and returned.


Source Information:

Record ID:

18580

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Editor:

Bradford A. Booth

Title:

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879

Place of Publication:

New Haven and London

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

2

Page:

111

Additional Comments:

Letter 359, To Frances Sitwell, Section headed Tuesday [26 January 1875], [17 Heriot Row]. 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-July 1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 111, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=18580, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

See Letter 343, To Frances Sitwell, Editors? n.1, p.92: ??An Autumn Effect? published in the Portfolio, April and May 1875.? [= ?In the Beechwoods?, ?notes of a real tour?, see p. 65, Letter 324, To Bob Stevenson.]

   
   
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