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Record Number: 28877


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Thank you heartily for the Bible, which is exquisite.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

16 Mar 1882

Country:

Switzerland

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Davos

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:

Switzerland

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

letter to Nellie Gosse


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

Bible

Genre:

Bible

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

28877

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:

3

Page:

297

Additional Comments:

additional editor Ernest Mehew

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 3, p. 297, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=28877, accessed: 23 March 2023


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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