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Record Number: 26800


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'See No. 571, last page; an article, called Sir Claude the Conqueror ... The story in question, by the by, was a last chance given to its drunken author; not Villiers - that was a nom de plume - but Viles, brother to my old boyhood's guide, philosopher and friend, Edward Viles ...'

Century:

1850-1899

Date:

9 Nov 1850

Country:

Switzerland

Time

n/a

Place:

specific address: Davos Printing Office

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:

Church of Scotland

Country of Origin:

Scotland

Country of Experience:

Switzerland

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Walter Villiers

Title:

Sir Claude the Conqueror (in Young Folks)

Genre:

Fiction, Ephemera

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

No. 571 of Young Folks

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

26800

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:

3

Page:

247

Additional Comments:

additional editor Enrest Mehew. letter to Edmund Gosse.

Citation:

Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, (New Haven and London, 1994), 3, p. 247, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=26800, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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