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The proper pirate : Robert Louis Stevenson's quest for identity

Author: Jefferson A Singer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This first full-length psychobiographical analysis of Stevenson examines his life story, providing new insights into how his most significant memories and conflicts shaped the narrative structure and themes of his most celebrated works, Treasure Island; A Child's Garden of Verses; Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; and Kidnapped."--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2016014517
(OCoLC)950083783
Named Person: Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jefferson A Singer
ISBN: 9780190637972 0190637978
OCLC Number: 961414991
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 200 pages.)
Contents: Introduction --
Jehovah Tsidkenu --
Trapped in the house of Eld --
The bohemian finds a wife and purpose --
"Disobedience dreamed by a loyal son" --
Et ego in Arcadia vixi --
The gothic gnome and the worm of conscience --
The generative turn: the deepening of Stevenson's societal identity --
My heart sings --
first travels in the South Seas --
The good work done.
Other Titles: Robert Louis Stevenson's quest for identity
Responsibility: Jefferson A. Singer.
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