Famous Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson (2000)

Genres - History, Language & Literature, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 35 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Rob Ferrier

This video offers a concise portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson, the man responsible for many of our culture's lasting works of adventure fiction, including Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Experts give testimony as to Stevenson's lasting influence and try to put him in context by offering commentary on the world he and his characters inhabited.

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inheritance, island, poet, writer, fiction, novel, writing