J. R. Hammond (auth.)'s A Robert Louis Stevenson Chronology PDF

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October During this month he completes work on JH. 8 (Thurs) Completes work on the proofs of PO. 10 Adds a codicil to his will, requesting his wife to write his biography if she is willing to do so. IS? Writes to H. Rider Haggard praising his book King Solomon's Mines. 28 Writes to Henry James praising James's Princess Casamassima. Writes to William Archer: 'my theory is that literature must always be most at home in treating movement and change; hence I look for them'. A Robert Louis Stevenson Chronology 48 November Early in the month, writes to Henley praising Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment, which he has been reading in a French translation.

August During the summer he collaborates with Henley on a four-act play, Admiral Guinea. A number of other plays are also projected at this time. September During September, moves to Wensleydale, a boarding house in West Cliff Gardens, where he works on 'A Humble Remonstrance', a reply to James's 'The Art of Fiction' (Longman's Magazine, December 1884). ' 10 Henley visits him. 18 Decides to abandon the idea of going to Davos again and to remain in Bournemouth. 23 Works on a novel, The Great North Road (left unfinished and published posthumously).

25 (Wed) tells Henley he has re-read Defoe's Colonel Jack 'with ecstasy'. July 1 (Tues) RLS and his wife arrive back in England after their sojourn in the South of France. 2 First London performance of Deacon Brodie, at the Prince of Wales Theatre, attended by SC, Gosse, Henry James, Leslie Stephen and Browning. RLS is too ill to attend, but Fanny and RLS's parents are there. 4 At the Queen's Hotel, Richmond. 9-10 Consultations with doctors as to whether he should stay in England. 10 Henley visits him.

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