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Robert Louis Stevenson Biography

Robert Louis Stevenson Biography By Richard Dury, from the RLS Website Life and Publications Summary Robert Lewis (later: “Louis”) Balfour Stevenson was born in Edinburgh on 13 November 1850. His father Thomas belonged to a family of engineers who had … Continue reading

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Treasure Island Film Trailer

Treasure Island, an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, tells a tale of pirates and buried treasure. It is traditionally considered a coming-of-age story and is one of the most frequently dramatized of all novels. Treasure Island trailer from the … Continue reading

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Introduction to Literature Focus Texts

Introduction to Literature study guide In this first level of Excellence in Literature, students will become familiar with the lesson format they’ll use through all five years of the curriculum. Introduction to Literature is a college-preparatory literature and composition course. … Continue reading

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Stevenson by G.K. Chesterton

Stevenson (from Twelve Types [a Collection of Biographies]) By G.K. Chesterton A recent incident has finally convinced us that Stevenson was, as we suspected, a great man. We knew from recent books that we have noticed, from the scorn of … Continue reading

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