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Record Number: 4072


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

?I have read with great interest your article on Victor Hugo & also that which appeared in the last number of Macmillan. I shall be happy to accept Hugo & if I have been rather long in answering you, it is only because I wished to give a second reading to the article? I think very highly of the promise shown in your writing & therefore think it worth while to write more fully than I often do to contributors.?

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

1874

Country:

England

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:

Leslie Stephen

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

28 Nov 1832

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Literary critic, historian, journalist, biographer

Religion:

Christian

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Title:

article on Victor Hugo

Genre:

Essays / Criticism

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

Macmillan Magazine, April or May 1874

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

4072

Source:

Print

Author:

Leslie Stephen

Editor:

John Bicknell

Title:

The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol 1 1864-1882

Place of Publication:

Ohio State University Press

Date of Publication:

1996

Vol:

1

Page:

137

Additional Comments:

Letter from Leslie Stephen to Robert Louis Stevenson (15/5/1874).

Citation:

Leslie Stephen, John Bicknell (ed.), The Selected Letters of Leslie Stephen Vol 1 1864-1882  (Ohio State University Press, 1996), 1, p. 137, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4072, accessed: 09 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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