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Record 17356

Reading Experience:

'Try two of Schubert?s songs ?Ich ungl?cksel?ger Atlas? and ?Du sch?nes Fischerm?dchen?. They are very jolly.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: 16 Jul 1874
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city
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: Aspiring writer, intermittent law student
Religion: Church of Scotland (wavering)
Country of origin: Scotland
Country of experience: Scotland
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Heinrich Heine
Title: [poems]
Genre: Poetry
Form of Text: Unknown
Publication details: The poems first published 1827, the songs 1828.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 17356  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  Editor: Bradford A. Booth
  Title: Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879
  Place of Publication: New Haven and London
  Date of Publication: 1994
  Vol: 2
  Page: 31
  Additional comments: Co-editor Ernest Mehew. Section dated Thursday [16 July 1874] of Letter 294, To Frances Sitwell. The date in square brackets has been added by the editors.

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford A. Booth (ed.), Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 31,, accessed: 04 February 2023

Additional comments:

P. 31, Note 5, reads: Schubert?s setting (1828) of two of Heine?s poems Buch der Lieder [not in note: first published 1827]. ?[italics]Die Heimkehr[end italics]" XXIV and VIII. Cf. Letter 570, n. 3.



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