King Pest: A Tale Containing An Allegory.

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King Pest: A Tale Containing An Allegory.

Reading experience
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Evidence

"I have made myself so ill with a story of Poe?s − ?King Pest?, by name. I did not sleep last night and I have scarcely been able to eat today."

Source

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Aged 24 [Experience in 1874, born in 1850]

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Date of Reading Experience
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Time of Reading Experience
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Notes
?King Pest: A Tale Containing An Allegory?, was first published in the ""Southern Literary Messenger"", September 1835. Editors' Note 1, p. 89, to Letter 341 reads: ? In his review of Poe?s ""Tales"" for ""The Academy"" RLS wrote: ? ?it would be criminal in the reviewer to spare one harsh word in the expression of his own loathing and horror, lest, by its absence, another victim should be permitted to soil himself with the perusal of the infamous ?King Pest?. He who could write ?King Pest? had ceased to be a human being.'

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Accessed on 2019/10/17 13:33:38

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Related place
Scotland
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King Pest: A Tale Containing An Allegory.

Reading experience
Identifer:
ukred-18073

Evidence

"I have made myself so ill with a story of Poe?s &#8722; ?King Pest?, by name. I did not sleep last night and I have scarcely been able to eat today."

Source

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879

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Aged 24 [Experience in 1874, born in 1850]

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?King Pest: A Tale Containing An Allegory?, was first published in the ""Southern Literary Messenger"", September 1835. Editors' Note 1, p. 89, to Letter 341 reads: ? In his review of Poe?s ""Tales"" for ""The Academy"" RLS wrote: ? ?it would be criminal in the reviewer to spare one harsh word in the expression of his own loathing and horror, lest, by its absence, another victim should be permitted to soil himself with the perusal of the infamous ?King Pest?. He who could write ?King Pest? had ceased to be a human being.'

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/73083
Accessed on 2019/10/17 13:33:38

Related place
Scotland
Related people
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson, April 1874-July 1879
Related place
Scotland
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