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Thus I lived with words : Robert Louis Stevenson and the writer's craft.

Author: Annette Federico
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2017
Series: Muse books
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) loved more than anything to talk about the craft of writing and the pleasure of reading good books. His dedication to the creative impulse manifests itself in the extraordinary amount of work he produced in virtually every literary genre--fiction, poetry, travel writing, and essays--in a short and peripatetic life. His letters, especially, confess his elation at the richness of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Federico
ISBN: 9781609385187 1609385187
OCLC Number: 1030358987
Notes: Preface
R.L.S.
Romance
Play
Simplicity
Reading
Truth
Teaching
Style
Dreams
Series Title: Muse books
Other Titles: Robert Louis Stevenson and the writer's craft

Abstract:

Stevenson belonged to a newly commercial literary world, an era of mass readership, marketing, and celebrity. He had plenty of practical advice for writers who wanted to enter the profession: study  Read more...

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