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Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894), writer

Ernest Mehew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195146561
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894), writer

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Childhood and schooling | At university: learning to write | New friends: Colvin, Mrs Sitwell, and Henley | Early literary work | Fanny Osbourne: America and marriage | Scotland and Switzerland, 1880-1882 | The south of France, 1882-1884 | Bournemouth, 1884-1887 | Second visit to America, 1887-1888 | Pacific voyages, 1888-1890 | Vailima, Samoa, 1890-1894 | Samoan politics | Stevenson's literary work in Samoa | Appearance and personality | Fanny Stevenson's illness and Stevenson's death | Posthumous reputation

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