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Record 14573

Reading Experience:

'Today, I got rather a curiosity - Lieder und Balladen von Robert Burns, translated by one Silbergleit, and not so ill done either.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: 29 Jul 1872
Country: Scotland/England/Europe
Time: n/a
Place: specific address: Hotel Landsberg, Frankfurt
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: student
Religion: Church of Scotland (wavering)
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland/England/Europe
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Letter to mother, Margaret Stevenson
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: L G Silbergleit
Title: Robert Burns' Lieder und Balladen [etc]
Genre: Poetry, translation of Burns' poems into German
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: published 1869 Leipzig
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 14573  
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: 236
  Additional comments: Additional editor Ernest Mehew

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 1, p. 236,, accessed: 29 March 2023

Additional comments:



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