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Record Number: 14149


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'He and I have read the same books, and discuss Chaucer, Shakespeare, Marlowe, Fletcher, Webster, and all the old authors.'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

4 Aug 1870

Country:

Scotland

Time

n/a

Place:

other location: Earraid

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:

student

Religion:

Church of Scotland

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Scotland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Christopher Marlowe

Title:

unknown

Genre:

Drama

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14149

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:

1

Page:

200

Additional Comments:

Additional editor Ernest Mehew Letter to parents, Thomas and Margaret Stevenson

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, (New Haven and London, 1994), 1, p. 200, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=14149, accessed: 17 June 2024


Additional Comments:

No specific texts mentioned, just the authors who were discussed.

   
   
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