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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2006; 613403–406 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2006.61.3.403
Published: 01 December 2006
...Anne Stiles 2006 by The Regents of the University of California R i c h a r d A m b r o s i n i and R i c h a r d D u r y , eds., Robert Louis Stevenson, Writer of Boundaries. Madison: Uni- versity of Wisconsin Press, 2006. Pp. xxx + 377. $60 cloth; $24.95 paper. Robert Louis Stevenson, Writer...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2007; 621133–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2007.62.1.133
Published: 01 June 2007
... more is there to say? Stephen Yenser University of California, Los Angeles J u l i a R e i d , Robert Louis Stevenson, Science, and the Fin de Siècle. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. Pp. xiv 1 241. $65. Among the most striking features of publishing in Victorian studies in recent years has been...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 1958; 13175–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3044109
Published: 01 June 1958
...Bradford A. Booth Portrait of a Rebel: The Life and Work of Robert Louis Stevenson Aldington Richard Notes and Reviews 75 not create a purged world He is the man who turns to history for direction, yet who, when faced with the mystery of human nature, calls 'Billy Budd! Billy Budd!' He...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703363–397 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.363
Published: 01 December 2015
...Melissa J. Ganz Melissa J. Ganz, “Carrying On Like a Madman: Insanity and Responsibility in Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ” (pp. 363–397) This essay reads Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886) alongside medico-legal debates about the nature and scope of...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2000; 55122–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2903056
Published: 01 June 2000
...Oliver S. Buckton Despite the reanimation of critical and biographical interest in Robert Louis Stevenson in recent years, the significance of a vital source of narrative energy and desire in his fiction has remained buried in obscurity. The reanimated corpse plays a central role in The Wrong Box...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2004; 593372–403 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2004.59.3.372
Published: 01 December 2004
...ANN HEILMANN; MARK LLEWELLYN Framed by sensational Ripper stories that turned fact into �ction and lurid murder into gripping reading matter, the extraordinary popularity of Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886), George du Maurier's Trilby (1894), and Bram...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2020; 744473–501 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2020.74.4.473
Published: 31 March 2020
... atmosphere, like the rain that liquefies the mud of the air to wash the city with a black obscur[ing] deluge. The Lions in Trafalgar Square seamlessly weaves in London s filthy air, acknowledging it for the longstanding reality it represented just as his contemporary Robert Louis Stevenson does in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2019; 743392–396 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2019.74.3.392
Published: 01 December 2019
... Fenimore Cooper, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, J. M. Barrie, and W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. Yet taken together, these texts refuse to line up neatly behind any single trajectory of authorship or property; nor does Cohen attempt to wrench them into a false order, instead contextualizing...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724433–451 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.433
Published: 01 March 2018
... unpardonable the very thing that Dickens s letter had produced in extenuation: whenever in his writing he becomes emotional, he ceases instantly to use his intelligence (Vulgarity in Litera- ture, p. 56). Huxley s position aligns with that of Robert Louis Stevenson s 1885 essay On Some Technical Elements...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2018; 724487–514 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2018.72.4.487
Published: 01 March 2018
... the kaleidoscopic spectacle of a ballroom traversed in every direction by the soundwaves pulsing outward 15 Cannon Schmitt, Technical Maturity in Robert Louis Stevenson Representa- tions, 125 (2014), 56. 16 I draw here from Ellis Hanson s recent call for a critical turn to kink. See Ellis Hanson...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714562–568 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.562
Published: 01 March 2017
... over the course of five chapters, an introduction and an afterword, Clayton demonstrates the dividends of reading authors like Robert Louis Stevenson, Amy Levy, William Dean Howells, and Jack London through the specific technologies with which they were engaged. Appropriating John Tagg s term...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2017; 714555–559 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2017.71.4.555
Published: 01 March 2017
... the characters of Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, and John Gow, most credibly and persuasively in the General History of the Pyrates. Compendious and uncontradicted, it became a convenient work of reference about pirates and piracy. When Robert Louis Stevenson was planning Treasure Island in Scotland in...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 711141–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.1.141
Published: 01 June 2016
.... Stevenson, Robert Louis . Robert Louis Stevenson s David Bal- four: Memoirs of His Adventures at Home and Abroad: The Original Text. Edited by Barry Menikoff. Color Illustrations by N. C. Wyeth. San Marino, Calif.: Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 2016. Pp. lxx þ 298. $35. Toal...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2016; 713315–342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2016.71.3.315
Published: 01 December 2016
... Brantlinger includes among the numerous offspring of Robinson Crusoe any narratives of European contact with a racialized other in a colonial space, including Robert Louis Stevenson s beachcomber narratives and Joseph Conrad s Heart of Darkness (1899) (Brantlinger, Rule of Darkness: British Literature and...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703405–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.405
Published: 01 December 2015
... romances of H. Rider Haggard and Marie Corelli in the 1880s; the imperialist poetry of Rudyard Kipling and William Henley; Robert Louis Stevenson s melodramatic anthropology of the South Seas; and, finally, Olive Schreiner s more self-consciously critical use of melodrama to challenge the inexorable...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 703409–413 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.70.3.409
Published: 01 December 2015
...). Despite all his efforts, Machen s fictions never achieved much popularity. Nonetheless, McCann emphasizes his take on the unrepresentable desires associated with popular texts like Robert Louis Stevenson s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde the depicted desires of urban space, but also the...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 693416–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.3.416
Published: 01 December 2014
... Aravamudan, and Bruno Latour. In The Triumph of Human Empire: Verne, Morris, and Stevenson at the End of the World, Rosalind Williams offers a fresh perspective on the dawn of this era via her ambitious and illuminating history of three writers Jules Verne, Wil- liam Morris, and Robert Louis Stevenson who...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2015; 694558–560 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2015.69.4.558
Published: 01 March 2015
... hero whose high ideals may finally be reconciled with society, but only after great difficulty. The Victorian pirates of Robert Louis Stevenson s Treasure Island and J. M. Barrie s Peter Pan intensify this voyage inward, as the pirate became a figure relating to childhood and the development into...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 692290–292 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.2.290
Published: 01 September 2014
... (1985) and editor of the Oxford Read- er s Companion to Dickens (1999). His edition of Dickens s Sketches by Boz is forthcoming from Clarendon Press. Victoria Ford Smith , Assistant Professor of English at the Uni- versity of Connecticut, is the author of Toy Presses and Treasure Maps: Robert Louis...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature. 2014; 691145–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2014.69.1.145
Published: 01 June 2014
.... Mazzeno, Laurence W. , ed. Twenty-First Century Perspectives on Victorian Literature. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014. Pp. xii þ 217. $75. McCracken-Flesher , Caroline . Approaches to Teaching the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson. Approaches to Teaching World Liter- ature Series. New York: Modern...