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Record Number: 20408


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I have read one after another ... The Fortunes of Nigel.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

23 Mar 1974

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Mentone

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:

writer

Religion:

atheist

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

France

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Scott

Title:

The Fortunes fo Nigel

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

20408

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:

497

Additional Comments:

additional editor Ernest Mehew. letter to mother, Margaret Stevenson.

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 1, p. 497, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20408, accessed: 27 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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