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Record Number: 29524


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen ...'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

6 Mar 1883

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Hyères
specific address: Hotel des Iles d'Or

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:

France

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jane Austen

Title:

Pride and Prejudice

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

1883

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

29524

Source:

Print

Author:

Robert Louis Stevenson

Editor:

Bradford Booth

Title:

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson

Place of Publication:

New Haven and London

Date of Publication:

1994

Vol:

4

Page:

86

Additional Comments:

additional editor Ernest Mehew

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, (New Haven and London, 1994), 4, p. 86, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=29524, accessed: 24 February 2020


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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