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Welcome to the Essays collection. A special selection of the nonfiction prose from influential and noteworthy authors. This book brings some of best essays of Robert Louis Stevenson, across a wide range of subjects, including literature, art, travel and many more topics.
Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, essayist, poet and travel writer. A celebrity in his lifetime, Stevenson's critical reputation has fluctuated since his death, though today his works are held in general acclaim. In 2018 he was ranked, just behind Charles Dickens, as the 26th-most-translated author in the world. Many of his most relevant works were published by Tacet Books.
The book contains the following texts:
- Introduction by Edmund Gosse;
- Walking Tours;
- An Apology for Idlers;
- On Some Technical Elements of Style in Literature;
- The Morality of the Profession of Letters;
- On The Enjoyment Of Unpleasant Places;
- Letter To A Young Gentleman Who Proposes To Embrace The Career Of Art;
- Pulvis Et Umbra;
- A Chapter On Dreams;
- The Character of Dogs.
Metadado adicionado por Tacet Books em 17/11/2021
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