Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2018

268 Pages

5.55 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9780748669745

Bookseller Code (06)

The Amateur Emigrant, by Robert Louis Stevenson

Edited by Julia Reid

Published by Edinburgh University Press

The New Edinburgh Edition of the Collected Works of Robert Lewis Stevenson

  • Uses the original manuscript as copy text, making available the work as Stevenson originally composed it
  • Scholarly introduction situates The Amateur Emigrant in relation to important biographical, critical, historical, social, and generic contexts, and offers a summary of key critical responses
  • Provides full textual apparatus including variant readings from hitherto unavailable 1880 proofs, textual essay, explanatory notes, and chronology
  • Exciting new visual material including scans of the manuscript and proofs and a map of Stevenson's journey