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Robert Louis Stevenson, man and writer

John A. Steuart

Robert Louis Stevenson, man and writer

a critical biography

by John A. Steuart

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Published by Ryerson Press in Toronto .
Written in English

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

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    Statementby J. A. Steuart.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23763022M

    quotes from Robert Louis Stevenson: 'Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.', 'I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.', and 'Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.'. Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on November 13, His father was an engineer, and his mother came from a family of lawyers and ministers. Stevenson trained as a lawyer but never practiced. Instead, he devoted his talents to writing. He wrote essays, novels, short stories and travel literature. His first book was An Inland Voyage (), an account of a canoe trip he.

    Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (November 13, –December 3, ), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. He was the man who "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins", as G. K. Chesterton put it. He was also greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge. Robert Louis Stevenson is best known as the author of the children’s classic Treasure Island (), and the adult horror story, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (). Both of these novels have curious origins. A map of an imaginary island gave Stevenson the idea for the first story, and a nightmare supplied the premise of the second.

    Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, He spent his childhood in Edinburgh, Scotland, but traveled widely in the United States and throughout the South Seas. The author of many novels, including The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Kidnapped, The Black Arrow, and Treasure Island, he died in Book Edition: Enriched Classic. Nov 27,  · Robert Louis Stevenson's Split Personality Myself & The Other Fellow is a new biography of Robert Louis Stevenson. His works are well known, but the author's own story may surprise readers.


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Robert Louis Stevenson was a 19th-century Scottish writer notable for such novels as 'Treasure Island,' 'Kidnapped' and 'Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.'Born: Nov 13, Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, best known for his works Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He was a writer of originality and power who produced brilliant adventure stories with subtle moral overtones and perceptive renderings of the human condition.

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Inwhile bedridden with tuberculosis, he wrote what would become one of the best known and most beloved collections of children's poetry in the English language, A Child's Garden of Verses.

Online shopping from a Robert Louis Stevenson selection at Books Store. The Complete Robert Louis Stevenson: Novels, Short Stories, Travels, Non-Fiction, Plays and Poems. Robert Louis Stevenson has written numerous standalone books and short stories in his writing career.

He also wrote a series called David Balfour, which comprised of two novels. A successful novel written by him is titled as ‘The Master of Ballantrae’. It was published in Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold."Genre: Adventure fiction, Young adult literature.

Order of Robert Louis Stevenson Books Robert Louis Stevenson () was a Scottish author who was best known for his works Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Although during his lifetime, he was praised and made a celebrity, he was relegated to a “second class writer” by authors such as Virginia Woolf following World War I.

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. Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (November 13, December 3, ), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer. Stevenson was born Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson in Edinburgh, sunshinesteaming.com father was Thomas Stevenson and grandfather was Robert Stevenson, both successful lighthouse engineers, and his mother was Margaret Balfour.

Mar 29,  · Robert Louis Stevenson (), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror sunshinesteaming.com: Robert Louis Stevenson - Robert Louis Stevenson - Legacy: Stevenson was an indefatigable letter writer, and his letters (edited by Sidney Colvin in ) provide a.

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 sunshinesteaming.comson also composed music for the sunshinesteaming.com these genres, too, his output is remarkable for what Henry James calls his.

Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (November 13, 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.

This Robert Louis Stevenson biograph y is about the life of the English author and poet who wrote books like Kidnapped, Treasure Island and A Child's Garden of Verses. His books are classics and are great to read to children because the language and imagery in his poems and Stevenson's gift for telling an exciting story make them a joy to read and to listen to.

Scottish writer The Scottish novelist, essayist, and poet Robert Louis Stevenson was one of the most popular and highly praised British writers during the last part of the nineteenth century. Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish writer, poet and traveller who lived from until He wrote a great many essays, articles, short stories, novels and poems for adults but it’s his wonderful adventure stories and poems for children I want to focus on here.

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Robert Louis Stevenson, man and writer: a critical biography. [John A Steuart]. Treasure Island Author Robert Louis Stevenson Was a Sickly Man with a Robust Imagination. His own life was one of contradictions, and he revealed both the good and evil in all his characters.Apr 10,  · Robert Louis Stevenson (), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.5/5(3).Dec 03,  · R obert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13 and died on 3 Decemberaged only Martin Chilton looks at 10 strange facts about 4/5.