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By Caroline McCracken-Flesher,Abigail Burnham Bloom,Oliver S. Buckton,Jenny Calder,Robert L. Caserio,Barbara Chatton,Ann C. Colley,Martin Danahay,Dennis Dennishoff,Linda Dryden

ISBN-10: 1603291210

ISBN-13: 9781603291217

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Although Robert Louis Stevenson was once a past due Victorian, his work--especially Treasure Island and The unusual Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde--still circulates energetically and the world over between renowned and educational audiences and between old and young. widespread by means of Henry James, Vladimir Nabokov, and Jorge Luis Borges, Stevenson's fiction crosses the limits of style and demanding situations slender definitions of the trendy and the postmodern.

Part 1 of this quantity, "Materials," presents an advent to the writer's lifestyles, a survey of the feedback of his paintings, and a number of assets for the teacher. partly 2, "Approaches," thirty essays tackle such themes as Stevenson's discussion with James approximately literature; his verse for kids; his Scottish history; his wanderlust; his paintings as gothic fiction, as technology fiction, as detective fiction; his critique of imperialism within the South Seas; his usefulness within the inventive writing lecture room; and the way he encourages expansive considering throughout texts, occasions, locations, and lives.

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