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 was once a overdue 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. in demand by means of Henry James, Vladimir Nabokov, and Jorge Luis Borges, Stevenson's fiction crosses the bounds 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 quite a few assets for the teacher. partly 2, "Approaches," thirty essays deal with such subject matters as Stevenson's discussion with James approximately literature; his verse for kids; his Scottish background; 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 artistic writing lecture room; and the way he encourages expansive pondering throughout texts, instances, areas, and lives.
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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson (Approaches to Teaching World Literature) 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