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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

Although Robert Louis Stevenson used to be a past due Victorian, his work--especially Treasure Island and The unusual Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde--still circulates energetically and across the world between well known and educational audiences and between old and young. fashionable by way of Henry James, Vladimir Nabokov, and Jorge Luis Borges, Stevenson's fiction crosses the bounds of style and demanding situations slim definitions of the fashionable and the postmodern.

Part 1 of this quantity, "Materials," presents an advent to the writer's existence, a survey of the feedback of his paintings, and numerous assets for the teacher. partly 2, "Approaches," thirty essays handle such issues as Stevenson's discussion with James approximately literature; his verse for kids; his Scottish historical past; his wanderlust; his paintings as gothic fiction, as technological know-how fiction, as detective fiction; his critique of imperialism within the South Seas; his usefulness within the artistic writing lecture room; and the way he encourages expansive pondering throughout texts, instances, locations, and lives.

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