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Robert Louis Stevenson reconsidered

new critical perspectives

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Islands of the Pacific,
  • Scotland,
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Islands of the Pacific -- In literature.,
    • Scotland -- In literature.,
    • Oceania -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by William B. Jones, Jr.
      ContributionsJones, William B., 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5496 .R59 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3556720M
      ISBN 100786413999
      LC Control Number2002014547

      This article (after a brief introduction by Mark F. Weimer of Syracuse University) first appeared in McClure's Magazine in It is the now-rare preface to the classic novel Treasure Island, in which Robert Louis Stevenson comments on how the novel sprang from a map he painted with the assistance of an imaginative schoolboy while recuperating from an by: 7. Robert Louis Stevenson's biography and life Louis Stevenson was born Novem in Edinburgh, Scotland, the only son of respectable middle-class .

      Beautiful, commissioned illustrations accompany a number of Robert Louis Stevenson's most beloved poems. A fantastic way to introduce children to poetry, the included vocabulary and context notes help make the art form more accessible to beginners. A biography of the poet is also provided at the beginning of the book. Ages 8 & up. 48 pages, : Robert Louis Stevenson () was born in Edinburgh. He was the only son of Thomas Stevenson, a prosperous joint-engineer to the Board of Northern Lighthouses, and Margaret Balfour, daughter of a Scottish clergyman. Thomas Stevenson invented, among others, the marine dynamometer, which measures the force of waves.

      Robert Louis Stevenson >The Scottish novelist, essayist, and poet Robert Louis Stevenson () >was one of the most popular and highly regarded British writers of the end >of the 19th century. He played a significant part in the revival of the >novel of romance. The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses Robert Louis Stevenson downloads; The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 16 Robert Louis Stevenson downloads; The Footpath Way: An Anthology for Walkers downloads; The Short-story downloads; Tales and Fantasies Robert Louis Stevenson downloads; Songs of Travel.


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New editions of the author's works--from the poems to the travel writing, from the Scottish novels to the South Seas tales--are appearing. During the yearthe sesquicentennial of RLS's birth, three conferences were held in honor of the occasion and each entertained an international audience.

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Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (). Both of these novels have curious origins. A map of an imaginary island gave Stevenson the idea for the first story, and a nightmare supplied the premise of the second.

HYDE: "Closer than a wife": the strange case of Dr. Jekyll's significant other / Katherine Bailey Linehan --The hand of Hyde / Richard Dury --Engineering influences on Jekyll and Hyde / Gillian Cookson --ESSAYS ON OTHER WORKS: "The damned thing in boards and a ticket on its behind": Stevenson's first book, An Inland Voyage / Jason A.

Pierce --A. The Journal of Stevenson Studies (JSS) is committed to the study and wider consideration of the work of Robert Louis Stevenson as a popular writer with an original and unique insight into the moral, psychological and cultural ambiguities of the modern is the Stevenson admired by authors like Henry James, Graham Greene and Jorge Luis Borges.

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was born at Edinburgh, Scotland, on Novem He was a sickly youth, and an only son, for whom his parents had high hopes. When at last Stevenson was able to attend school, he did extremely well and entered the university at sixteen.

Robert Louis Stevenson ( – ) Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (Novem December 3, ), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer. Stevenson was born Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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He was highly praised and celebrated as an author, but in spite of that he was treated as a second class novelist following the events of the First World War. Robert Louis Stevenson () is best known as the author of The Strange Case of Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island, and Kidnapped, but his essays comprise an oft-overlooked trove of gems, intriguing in their content and generous in their collection of nearly three dozen of Stevenson's best essays―the only anthology of its kind― spans his brief life and includes many Cited by: 6.

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This collection of essays reflect the scope of Robert Louis Stevenson's achievement and the range of current critical response. The first section contains four critical overviews of the Stevensonian imagination, the author's literary theory, the coded significance of burial and reanimation in Stevenson's "Wrong Box" and other works, and the use.

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