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Published: 03 November 2016

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199328543

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Robert Louis Stevenson's Quest for Identity

Jefferson A. Singer

  • First full-length psychological study of Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Applies the most up-to-date research on personality, identity, and memory to the fascinating life of one of literature's most celebrated figures
  • Details the relationship of Robert Louis Stevenson's psychological development to his emergence as an author of some of history's most enduring works of fiction and poetry
  • Illustrates how the emerging field of narrative psychology can be used to provide an in-depth analysis of an individual life
  • By drawing on repetitive themes in Robert Louis Stevenson's memories, this book offers new insights into the narrative structure and themes of his most celebrated works.

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