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The Edinburgh companion to Robert Louis Stevenson

Author: Penny Fielding
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2010.
Series: Edinburgh companions to Scottish literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This wide-ranging collection is the first to set Robert Louis Stevenson in detailed social, political and literary contexts. The book takes account of both Stevenson's extraordinary thematic and generic diversity and his geographical range. The chapters explore his relation to late nineteenth-century publishing, psychology, travel, the colonial world, and the emergence of modernism. Through the pivotal figure of  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Edinburgh companion to Robert Louis Stevenson.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)500818351
Named Person: Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Fielding
ISBN: 9780748635566 0748635564
OCLC Number: 664802848
Description: 1 online resource (198 pages).
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Stevenson and Fiction / Ian Duncan --
2. Romance and Social Class / Robert P. Irvine --
3. Childhood and Psychology / Julia Reid --
4. Stevenson and Fin-de-Siecle Gothic / Stephen Arata --
5. Stevenson, Scott and Scottish History / Alison Lumsden --
6. Travel Writing / Caroline McCracken-Flesher --
7. Stevenson's Poetry / Penny Fielding --
8. Stevenson and the Pacific / Roslyn Jolly --
9. Stevenson and Henry James / John Lyon --
10. Stevenson's Afterlives / Alex Thomson.
Series Title: Edinburgh companions to Scottish literature.
Other Titles: Robert Louis Stevenson
Responsibility: edited by Penny Fielding.

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This collection is the first to set Stevenson in his social, political and literary contexts from Scotland to the South Seas. Written an by international team of scholars, these essays cover the  Read more...

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