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The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson

by Graham Balfour

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages462
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9603446M
    ISBN 100548049483
    ISBN 109780548049488
    OCLC/WorldCa177998749

      Robert Louis Stevenson () has enjoyed immense popularity since his early death - for his prose and poetry, his command of children's literature, and his acute sense of his place in a rapidly changing literary environment, a lot of which he vie. Robert Louis Stevenson Biography. Robert Louis Stevenson is best known today for a single work: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. story of .

    Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold."Its influence is enormous on popular perceptions of pirates, including such elements as treasure maps marked with an “X”, schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen bearing parrots on their : Adventure fiction, Young adult literature.   First published as a book on , it was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between under the title Treasure Island or, the mutiny of the Hispaniola.

    THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, COMPLETE IN 27 VOLUMES - The Novels and Tales (11 Vols.), The Travels and Essays (4 Vols.), The Ballads and Other Poems (1 Vol.), The Letters and Miscellanies (8 Vols.), Life of Robert Louis Stevenson by Graham Balfour (2 Vols.), & New Letters (1 Vol.). 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.


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Early Life. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Novemto Thomas and Margaret Stevenson.

Lighthouse design was Born: 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.

Robert Louis Stevenson’s Life. The Life section of the RLS Website is devoted to telling the story of Stevenson – who he was, where he travelled, who his friends and family were, and what he wrote.

Below you will find a brief biography, which gives an overview of Stevenson’s life. The Life Of Robert Louis Stevenson book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a /5(3). The Robert Louis Stevenson Web Site recommends this work as an "indispensable" biograpy.

It does not disappoint. Anyone who wishes to understand Stevenson cannot go wrong with a biography written by Graham Balfour, a cousin of RLS.5/5(2). Written by the sister of Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson, this book is a fascinating account of the life of a fearless and intrepid woman, who travelled to far flung and remote islands and lived a very full an interesting life.

Fanny Stevenson was certianly a lady I would like to have known and this account of her life and adventures in the mid to /5(35). Robert Louis Stevenson was born on Novemin Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of a noted lighthouse builder and harbor engineer.

Though healthy at birth, Stevenson soon became a victim of constant breathing problems that later developed into tuberculosis, a sometimes fatal disease that attacks the lungs and bones.

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was born at Edinburgh, Scotland, on Novem He was a sickly youth, and an only son, for whom his parents had high hopes.

When at last Stevenson was able to attend school, he did extremely well and entered the university at sixteen. Robert Louis Stevenson - Robert Louis Stevenson - Romantic novels: Soon after his return, Stevenson, accompanied by his wife and his stepson, Lloyd Osbourne, went, on medical advice (he had tuberculosis), to Davos, Switzerland.

The family left there in April and spent the summer in Pitlochry and then in Braemar, Scotland. There, in spite of bouts of illness. Robert Louis Stevenson died of a stroke on December 3,at his home in Vailima, Samoa. He was buried at the top of Mount Vaea, overlooking the sea.

Robert Louis Stevenson Worksheets. This is a fantastic bundle which includes everything you need to know about Robert Louis Stevenson across 24 in-depth pages. Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, and is a great authority on the town.

Here he writes about the land, the parliament, the legends, Calton Hill, and the winters of his birthplace. Originally published inthis edition contains Author: Sir Graham Balfour.

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. Today is the nd anniversary of the birth of Robert Louis Stevenson, celebrated author of (among others) Treasure Island, Kidnapped.

and. Fanny is a major battleground for Stevenson biographers, as two recent books—Robert Louis Stevenson, by Frank McLynn, and Dreams of Exile, by. Looking for Robert Louis Stevenson. Find out information about Robert Louis Stevenson.

–94, Scottish novelist, poet, and essayist, b. Edinburgh. Handicapped from youth by delicate health, he struggled all his life against tuberculosis. Explanation of Robert Louis Stevenson. DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE BY ROBERT STEVENSON // ANIMATED BOOK SUMMARY - Duration: Movie Sarkar Life Styles Recommended for you.

Top 20 Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes. Robert Louis Stevenson, one of the masters of the Victorian adventure story, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Novem He was often sick as a child, and respiratory troubles plagued him throughout his life.

He enrolled at Edinburgh University at the age of seventeen with the intention to study engineering, but ended up studying law. 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's biography and life Louis Stevenson was born Novem in Edinburgh, Scotland, the only son of respectable middle-class parents.

Throughout his childhood, he suffered chronic. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : anboco. 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 Stevenson (henceforward referred to as RLS) was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on Novem He declared that he would be a writer at age 6, before he was even able to perform the act of writing.(–94).

Although he only lived to the age of 44, Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson had a great impact on the world of literature. Some of his best-known works were for children. They include the adventure tales Treasure Island, published inand Kidnapped ().