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Record 3900

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'... King Kalakava [of Hawaii] ... was an avid reader of [R. L.] Stevenson's romances ...'
Century: 1850-1899
Date: unknown
Country: Hawaii
Time: n/a
Place: n/a
   
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:King Kalakava
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 12 Nov 1836
Socio-economic group: Royalty / aristocracy
Occupation: King of Hawaii
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: Hawaii
Country of experience: Hawaii
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: n/a

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Title: n/a
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 3900  
Source - Print  
  Author: Philip Waller
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918
  Place of Publication: Oxford
  Date of Publication: 2006
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 912
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Philip Waller, Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918 (Oxford, 2006), p. 912, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=3900, accessed: 08 February 2023

Additional comments:

[name also spelled 'Kalakaua']

 

 

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