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Stevensoniana Being a Reprint of Various Literary and Pictorial Miscellany Associated with Robert Louis Stevenson, the Man and His Work   By:

Stevensoniana Being a Reprint of Various Literary and Pictorial Miscellany Associated with Robert Louis Stevenson, the Man and His Work by Various

Stevensoniana is a remarkable compilation that gives readers an intimate glimpse into the life and work of the renowned author, Robert Louis Stevenson. This anthology, filled with a diverse range of literary and pictorial miscellany, is an absolute delight for both dedicated Stevenson enthusiasts and casual readers alike.

What sets Stevensoniana apart from other collections is its careful curation of content. Through the inclusion of a wide array of materials, including essays, reviews, illustrations, and personal anecdotes, the reader gains a comprehensive understanding of the man behind the impressive body of work. It captures the essence of Stevenson's life, shedding light on his literary genius and the world that influenced and inspired him.

One of the most captivating features of this book is the inclusion of lesser-known essays and articles written by Stevenson himself. These pieces offer insightful commentary on various aspects of his life, including his travels, thoughts on writing, and reflections on society. This collection effectively presents Stevenson's multifaceted talent, as both a fiction writer and an astute observer of the world around him.

Equally captivating are the contributions from contemporary writers and artists who were influenced by Stevenson. The book effectively showcases the impact Stevenson's work had on the literary landscape of his time, with contributions from the likes of Henry James, H.G. Wells, and G.K. Chesterton. The inclusion of visual art adds an extra dimension to the anthology, allowing readers to appreciate Stevenson's influence not only in literature but also in the visual arts.

The editor's meticulous attention to detail is evident throughout the book. Each piece is accompanied by insightful commentary that provides historical context and enhances the reader's understanding. The layout and design are visually pleasing, with carefully selected illustrations and photographs that beautifully complement the text.

Stevensoniana is a treasure trove for Stevenson enthusiasts, with its rich variety of materials that illuminate different facets of the author's life and work. It invites readers to delve deeper into his world, fostering a greater appreciation for his contributions to literature. This anthology is a testament to Stevenson's enduring legacy, showcasing the lasting impact his writing has had on both his contemporaries and subsequent generations.

In conclusion, Stevensoniana is an indispensable addition to any Stevenson lover's bookshelf. Its expertly curated content, historical significance, and stunning visuals make it a truly indispensable resource for anyone interested in delving deeper into the life and work of Robert Louis Stevenson. Whether you're a devoted fan or a curious newcomer, this anthology offers a captivating journey into the world of one of literature's most beloved authors.

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Stevensoniana

[Illustration: Robert Louis Stevenson]

Stevensoniana

BEING A REPRINT OF VARIOUS LITERARY AND PICTORIAL MISCELLANY ASSOCIATED WITH ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON THE MAN AND HIS WORK

The Bankside Press M. F. MANSFIELD, 14 WEST 22ND STREET, NEW YORK

Copyright 1900 M. F. Mansfield

Contents

Biographical 3 Scotland London The Riviera The Golden Gate The South Seas

Apparition 16

Stevenson's First Book 17

Books Which Have Influenced Me 19

A Stevenson Letter 33

A Justification 33

The Davos Platz Books 40

Stevenson's Later Letters 44

A Stevenson Shrine 49

Stevenson and Hazlitt 55

On Beranger 57

Stevenson of the Letters 61

Apropos Vailima Letters 62

A Visit to Stevenson's Pacific Isle 65

A Pen Portrait 76

Appreciation and Homage 78

R. L. S. and Music 81

Illustrations

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