Robert Louis Stevenson





Robert Louis Stevenson

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born
in Edinburgh, Scotland, The United Kingdom
November 13, 1850

died
December 03, 1894

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Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of Neo-romanticism in English literature. He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling and Vladimir Nabokov.

Most modernist writers dismissed him, however, because he was popular and did not write within their narrow definition of literature. It is only recently that critics have begun to look beyond Stevenson's popularity and allow him a place in the Western canon.

On December 3rd, 1894, he died of an apparent cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 44.

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More books by Robert Louis Stevenson…
“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.”
Robert Louis Stevenson, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

“There is no duty we so much underrate as the duty of being happy. By being happy we sow anonymous benefits upon the world.”
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