The Edinburgh Companion to Robert Louis Stevenson

The Edinburgh Companion to Robert Louis Stevenson

by Penny Fielding (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748635559
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 10/06/2010
Series: Edinburgh Companions to Scottish Literature Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Penny Fielding is Senior Lecturer in English and Scottish Literature at the University of Edinburgh

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Preface vi

Brief Biography of Robert Louis Stevenson vii

Introduction Penny Fielding 1

1 Stevenson and Fiction Ian Duncan 11

2 Romance and Social Class Robert P. Irvine 27

3 Childhood and Psychology Julia Reid 41

4 Stevenson and Fin-de-Siècle Gothic Stephen Arata 53

5 Stevenson, Scott and Scottish History Alison Lumsden 70

6 Travel Writing Caroline McCracken-Flesher 86

7 Stevenson's Poetry Penny Fielding 102

8 Stevenson and the Pacific Roslyn Jolly 118

9 Stevenson and Henry James John Lyon 134

10 Stevenson's Afterlives Alex Thomson 147

Endnotes 160

Further Reading 184

Notes on Contributors 186

Index 189

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