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Robert Louis Stevenson : writer of boundaries

Auteur : Richard Ambrosini; Richard Dury
Éditeur : Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2006.
Édition/format :   Livre électronique : Document : Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
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Robert Louis Stevenson: Writer of Boundaries reinstates Stevenson at the center of critical debate and demonstrates the sophistication of his writings and the present relevance of his kaleidoscopic achievements. While most young readers know Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) as the author of Treasure Island, few people outside of academia are aware of the breadth of his literary output. The contributors to Robert  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Format – détails additionnels : Print version:
Robert Louis Stevenson.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, c2006
(DLC) 2005011165
(OCoLC)59401197
Personne nommée : Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson
Type d’ouvrage : Document, Publication gouvernementale, Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état, Ressource Internet
Format : Ressource Internet, Fichier informatique
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Richard Ambrosini; Richard Dury
ISBN : 0299212238 9780299212230
Numéro OCLC : 223403042
Description : 1 online resource (xxx, 377 p.)
Contenu : Stevenson, Morris, and the value of idleness / Stephen Arata --
Living in a book: RLS as an engaged reader / R.L. Abrahamson --
The four boundary-crossings of R.L. Stevenson, novelist and anthropologist / Richard Ambrosini --
Stevenson and the (un)familiar: the aesthetics of late-nineteenth century biography / Liz Farr --
The greenhouse vs. the glasshouse: Stevenson's stories as textual matrices / Nathalie Jaëck --
Trading texts: negotiations of the professional and the popular in the case of Treasure Island / Glenda Norquay --
Stevenson and popular entertainment / Stephen Donovan --
Tontines, tontine insurance, and commercial culture: Stevenson and Osbourne's The wrong box / Gordon Hirsch --
The Master of Ballantrae, or The writing of Frost and Stone / Jean-Pierre Naugrette --
Quarrelling with the father / Luisa Villa figures in a landscape: Scott, Stevenson and routes to the past / Jenni Calder --
Burking the Scottish body: Robert Louis Stevenson and the resurrection men / Caroline McCracken-Flesher --
Stevenson's unfinished autopsy of the 'Other' / Ilaria B. Sborgi --
Voices of the Scottish Empire / Manfred Malzahn --
Stevenson and the property of language: narrative, value, modernity / Robbie B.H. Goh --
Light, darkness, and shadow: Stevenson in the South Seas / Ann C. Colley --
Violence in the South Seas: Stevenson, the eye, and desire / Ralph Parfect --
Cruising with Robert Louis Stevenson: the South Seas from journal to fiction / Oliver S. Buckton --
Stevenson, romance, and evolutionary psychology / Julia Reid Robert --
Louis Stevenson and nineteenth-century theories of evolution: crossing the boundaries between ideas and art / Olena M. Turnbull --
Crossing the bounds of single identity: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and a paper in a French scientific journal / Richard Dury --
"City of Dreadful Night": Stevenson's gothic London / Linda Dryden --
Pious works: aesthetics, ethics and the modern individual in Robert Louis Stevenson's Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde / Richard J. Walker --
Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: a 'men's narrative' of hysteria and containment / Jane V. Rago --
Consumerism and Stevenson's misfit masculinities / Dennis Denisoff --
"Markheim" and the shadow of the other / Michela Vanon Alliata --
Masters of the hovering life: Robert Musil and R.L. Stevenson / Alan Sandison --
Whitman and Thoreau as literary stowaways in Stevenson's American writings / Wendy R. Katz --
The pirate chief in Salgari, Stevenson and Calvino / Ann Lawson Lucas --
Murder by suggestion: El sueño de los héroes and The master of Ballantrae / Daniel Balderston.
Responsabilité : edited by Richard Ambrosini and Richard Dury.

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Robert Louis Stevenson was the author of "Treasure Island". This work looks, with varied critical approaches, at his literary production and unites to confer scholarly legitimacy on this writer. It  Lire la suite...

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"The pick of the papers delivered at an international conference on Robert Louis Stevenson." - Dick Ringler, University of Wisconsin - Madison"

 
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