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Robert Louis Stevenson and the fiction of adventure.

Robert Kiely

Robert Louis Stevenson and the fiction of adventure.

by Robert Kiely

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis, -- 1850-1894.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5497 .K5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 285 p.
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17761427M

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The Victorian poet and novelist Robert Louis Stevenson once said, ""Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."" The author of the magical A Child's Garden of Verses and the chilling The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Stevenson indeed planted powerful literary seeds -- that grew into undisputed classics.

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X + pp. $ "I am an Epick writer with a k to it, but without the necessary genius," wrote Stevenson to Henry James in December (Letters, ed. Colvin, New York,Vol. IV, p. But the genius had. Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold".

Its influence is enormous on popular perceptions of pirates, including such elements as treasure maps marked with an "X", schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen bearing parrots on their shoulders/5(89). 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. His father was Thomas Stevenson and grandfather was Robert Stevenson, both successful lighthouse engineers, and his mother was Margaret Balfour.

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[Robert Kiely] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Robert Louis Stevenson: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Kiely. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Robert Louis Stevenson is not only remarkable for the number of works he produced in his twenty-year literary career, but also for the range of genres he adopted: essays, travel writing, short stories, novels and romances, as well as poetry, plays and son also composed music for the these genres, too, his output is remarkable for what Henry James calls his.

The Victorian era saw the development of the genre, with W. Kingston, R. Ballantyne, and G. Henty specializing in the production of adventure fiction for boys. This inspired writers who normally catered to adult audiences to essay such works, such as Robert Louis Stevenson writing Treasure Island for a child readership.

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Robert Louis Stevenson and the Fiction of Adventure. Harvard University Press. Pages: – ISBN (Online):   Robert Louis Stevenson, Kidnapped (Penguin Classics) This is a classic adventure novel about a teenage boy called David Balfour set in 18th century Scotland.