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Record Number: 3900


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'... King Kalakava [of Hawaii] ... was an avid reader of [R. L.] Stevenson's romances ...'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

unknown

Country:

Hawaii

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:

King Kalakava

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

12 Nov 1836

Socio-Economic Group:

Royalty / aristocracy

Occupation:

King of Hawaii

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Hawaii

Country of Experience:

Hawaii

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Title:

n/a

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

3900

Source:

Print

Author:

Philip Waller

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Place of Publication:

Oxford

Date of Publication:

2006

Vol:

n/a

Page:

912

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 912, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=3900, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

[name also spelled 'Kalakaua']

   
   
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