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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English



  • Islands of the Pacific,
  • Scotland,
  • Oceania


  • Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Islands of the Pacific -- In literature.,
  • Scotland -- In literature.,
  • Oceania -- In literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by William B. Jones, Jr.
ContributionsJones, William B., 1950-
LC ClassificationsPR5496 .R59 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3556720M
ISBN 100786413999
LC Control Number2002014547

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Robert Louis Stevenson ( – ) 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. Robert Louis Stevenson was one of the critically acclaimed authors from Scotland, who was well known for writing some of the popular works based on the poetry, fiction, and travel genres. He was highly praised and celebrated as an author, but in spite of that he was treated as a second class novelist following the events of the First World War. Robert Louis Stevenson () is best known as the author of The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island, and Kidnapped, but his essays comprise an oft-overlooked trove of gems, intriguing in their content and generous in their collection of nearly three dozen of Stevenson's best essays―the only anthology of its kind― spans his brief life and includes many Cited by: 6. Guidelines for Book Series and Journals; Delivering Your Manuscript; After Delivery; Stevenson, Robert Louis Showing all 12 results. Pirates in History and Popular Culture Robert Louis Stevenson Reconsidered. Add to Wishlist. Add to Wishlist. Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call. Add to Wishlist.