Although he is best-known as the author of such adventure tales as Treasure Island and Kidnapped, and horror stories like Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson was also one of the greatest writers of children’s verse during the Victorian period. His 1885 collection A Child’s Garden of Verses […]
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As well as writing Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) also wrote the perennially popular A Child’s Garden of Verses (1885), a collection of poems for younger readers. Many of Stevenson’s greatest poems were included in that volume, and many of the Robert Louis Stevenson poems […]
Stevenson’s novella – analysed by Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) Before analysing this classic novella, it’s worth summarising the plot of Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886) and drawing the reader’s attention to its interesting narrative structure.