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Reid, Julia

Robert Louis Stevenson, Science, and the Fin de Siècle

Reid, Julia - Robert Louis Stevenson, Science, and the <Emphasis Type="Italic">Fin de Siècle</Emphasis>, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Stevenson, Evolution, and the ’Primitive’
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Part I. ‘[0]ur civilised nerves still tingle with … rude terrors and pleasures’: Romance and Evolutionary Psychology

2. Stevenson and the Art of Fiction
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3. Romance Fiction: ‘stories round the savage camp-fire’
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Part II. ‘Downward, downward lies your way’: Degeneration and Psychology

4. ‘There was less me and more not-me’: Stevenson and Nervous Morbidity
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5. ‘Gothic gnomes’: Degenerate Fictions
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Part III. Stevenson as Anthropologist: Culture, Folklore, and Language

6. ‘The Foreigner at Home’: Stevenson and Scotland
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7. ‘[T]he clans disarmed, the chiefs deposed’: Stevenson in the South Seas
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8. Conclusion
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Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Regional and Cultural Studies, Cultural History, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Literary History, Fiction

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
Page amount
254 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230554849
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-23032-3

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