Stevenson, Robert Louis

Stevenson, Robert Louis
 (1850–1894) Scottish writer.

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  • Stevenson,Robert Louis Balfour — Stevenson, Robert Louis Balfour. 1850 1894. British writer of essays, poetry, and novels, including Treasure Island (1883), The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), and Kidnapped (1886). * * * …   Universalium

  • Stevenson, Robert Louis — ▪ British author Introduction in full  Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson  born Nov. 13, 1850, Edinburgh died Dec. 3, 1894, Vailima, Samoa  Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, best known for his novels Treasure Island… …   Universalium

  • Stevenson, Robert Louis — (1850 1894)    He was a Scottish poet, born in Edinburgh, the son of a lighthouse engineer, who from about his eighteenth year dropped the use of his third Christian name, Balfour, and changed the spelling of Lewis to Louis. He was an imaginative …   British and Irish poets

  • Stevenson, Robert Louis (Balfour) — born Nov. 13, 1850, Edinburgh, Scot. died Dec. 3, 1894, Vailima, Samoa Scottish essayist, novelist, and poet. He prepared for a law career but never practiced. He traveled frequently, partly in search of better climates for his tuberculosis,… …   Universalium

  • Stevenson, Robert Louis — ► (1850 94) Escritor inglés. Situado por su salud y su sensibilidad al margen de la vida, personalmente y en sus novelas se complació en lo extraordinario y marginal. Son de fama universal La isla del tesoro (1883) y El extraño caso del doctor… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Stevenson, Robert Louis — (1850 1894)    Novelist and essayist, was b. at Edin., the s. of Thomas S., a distinguished civil engineer. His health was extremely delicate. He was destined for the engineering profession, in which his family had for two generations been… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Robert-Louis Stevenson — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Robert Stevenson et Stevenson. Robert Louis Stevenson …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Robert Louis Stevenson — Nacimiento 13 de noviembre de 1850 Edimburgo, Escocia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Robert Louis Stevenson — Infobox Writer name = Robert Louis Stevenson imagesize = 200px caption = Portrait by Girolamo Nerli, 1892 pseudonym = birthdate = birth date|df=yes|1850|11|13 birthplace = Edinburgh, Scotland deathdate = death date and… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Louis Stevenson — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Robert Stevenson et Stevenson. Robert Louis Stevenson …   Wikipédia en Français

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