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Record 18580

Reading Experience:

'I have also got ?An Autumn Effect? in proof: I shall send it to you to read, I think.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh.
county: Lothian
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 and intermittent law student
Religion: Uncommitted
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: Robert Louis Stevenson
Title: An Autumn Effect.
Genre: Autobiog / Diary
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical, Proof copy of RLS's essay.
Publication details: To be published in The Portfolio in April and May 1875.
Provenance: unknown
Received by RLS from editor to be corrected and returned.


Source Information:

Record ID: 18580  
Source - Print  
  Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
  Editor: Bradford A. Booth
  Title: The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
  Place of Publication: New Haven and London
  Date of Publication: 1994
  Vol: 2
  Page: 111
  Additional comments: Letter 359, To Frances Sitwell, Section headed Tuesday [26 January 1875], [17 Heriot Row]. Co-editor Ernest Mehew. The date in square brackets has been added by the editors.

Citation: Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford A. Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879 (New Haven and London, 1994), 2, p. 111,, accessed: 04 October 2023

Additional comments:

See Letter 343, To Frances Sitwell, Editors? n.1, p.92: ??An Autumn Effect? published in the Portfolio, April and May 1875.? [= ?In the Beechwoods?, ?notes of a real tour?, see p. 65, Letter 324, To Bob Stevenson.]



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