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Record 23781

Reading Experience:

'Your "Daniel Deronda" is uncommonly jolly, and right. I don’t know that you’ve ever written anything which pleased me so much. You might have pitched it stronger about the time D.D. chose for proposing; it was simple caddish.'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: Until: Nov 1876
Country: Scotland
Time: n/a
Place: city: Edinburgh
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: Sydney Colvin
Title: Review of George Eliot's "Daniel Deronda"
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism, Ephemera, Unknown
Form of Text: Print: Serial / periodical
Publication details: Fortnightly Review, November 1876.
Provenance: unknown


Source Information:

Record ID: 23781  
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: 192
  Additional comments: Letter 452, To Sidney Colvin, [Early November 1876;this date has been added by the editors], 17 Heriot Row. Co-editor Ernest Mehew.

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. 192,, accessed: 23 July 2024

Additional comments:



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