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Author Singer, Jefferson A., author

Title The proper pirate : Robert Louis Stevenson's quest for identity / Jefferson A. Singer
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Summary This full-length psychobiographical analysis of Robert Louis Stevenson examines his life story, providing new insights into how his most significant memories and personal conflicts shaped the narrative structure and themes of some of his most celebrated works, including: 'Treasure Island'; 'A Child's Garden of Verses'; '(The) Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde'; and 'Kidnapped.'
Notes Previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on September 6, 2016)
Subject Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 -- Psychology.
Stevenson, Fanny Van de Grift, 1840-1914 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190637972 (ebook)