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Record Number: 19076


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'There is only one very good thing in the world: the acting of Sarah Bernhardt. I beg your pardon, there is another: Pierre Veron’s "Pantheon de Poche".'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

Until: 30 Apr 1875

Country:

France

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Paris

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:

Aspiring writer and intermittent law student

Religion:

Uncommitted

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

France

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

.


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Pierre Veron

Title:

Le Pantheon de Poche

Genre:

Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

Published 1875.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19076

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:

128-9

Additional Comments:

Letter 380, To Frances Sitwell [April 1875], Cafe Royal, Paris. Co-editor Ernest Mehew. The date 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. 128-9, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=19076, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

Editors’ Note 4, p.129, reads: “Pierre Veron (1833-1900), French journalist who edited "Charivari" and wrote many humorous works. "Le Pantheon de Poche" appeared in 1875.”

   
   
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