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The Lantern Bearer: A Life of Robert Louis Stevenson Resources & Further Study

James Playsted Wood
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Furnas, Joseph Chamberlain. Voyage to Windward: The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson. New York: William Sloane Associates, 1951. This is still the best biography of Stevenson.

Graham, Kenneth. English Criticism of the Novel, 1865-1900. London: Oxford University Press, 1965. This book explains why Robert Louis Stevenson's romances were considered healthy alternatives to the realistic novel.

Hennessy, James Pope. Robert Louis Stevenson. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. A sympathetic account of Stevenson's life and works.

Noble, Andrew, ed. Robert Louis Stevenson. Totowa, NJ: Barnes and Noble, 1983. An excellent collection of essays about Stevenson's life and work. Includes articles by Andrew Jefford about writer Vladimir Nabokov's admiration for Stevenson's work—especially Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde—and by James Wilson on Stevenson's skill as an essayist and travel writer.

Saposnik, Irving S. Robert Louis Stevenson. New York: Twayne, 1974. A study of all of...

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