By Richard J. Hill
Robert Louis Stevenson and the Pictorial Text explores the genesis, construction and the severe appreciation of the illustrations to the fiction of Robert Louis Stevenson. Stevenson is likely one of the such a lot copied and interpreted authors of the past due 19th century, specially his novels Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. those interpretations begun with the representation of his texts of their early variants, usually with Stevenson’s exhibit consent, and this e-book strains Stevenson’s knowing and demanding responses to the artists hired to demonstrate his texts. In doing so, it makes an attempt to put Stevenson as a massive philosopher and author with regards to illustrated literature, and at the marriage of literature and visible arts, at a second previous the sunrise of cinema, and the rejection of such well known tropes by means of modernist writers of the early 20th century.