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Record 22203

Reading Experience:

Read Stephen’s “Macaulay”.
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: Apr 1876
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: LONDON
specific address: Savile Club
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: Writer
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: Leslie Stephen
Title: Hours in a Library, No. XII. − Macaulay
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: May 1876
Provenance: n/a


Source Information:

Record ID: 22203  
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: 173
  Additional comments: Letter 434, To his Mother, [Late April 1876], Savile Club, London. Co-editor Ernest Mehew. In the foregoing, the material 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. 173,, accessed: 04 March 2024

Additional comments:

The “Macaulay” piece referred to seems to have been one of the essays and sketches Leslie Stephen wrote for various periodicals, which were collected in "Hours in a Library" (1874-79).



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