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Virginibus Puerisque By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Virginibus Puerisque was the first collection of Stevenson's essays. Containing what would have been regarded as personal essays in the tradition of Lamb and Hazlitt, the volume brought together... More > essays previously published in the prestigious Cornhill Magazine as well as essays printed in Macmillan's and London, and the previously unpublished "Some Portraits by Raeburn" and the second part of "Virginibus Puerisque". The essays promote a spirit of playfulness in defiance of both the hardships of human life and the restrictions imposed by bourgeois Philistinism.< Less
A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa By Robert Louis Stevenson
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A Footnote to History: Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa is a historical non-fiction work by Robert Louis Stevenson. describing the Samoan Civil War. Robert Louis Stevenson arrived in Samoa in 1889 and... More > built a house at Vailima. He quickly became passionately interested, and involved, in the attendant political machinations. These involved the three colonial powers battling for control of Samoa - America, Germany and Britain - and the indigenous factions struggling to preserve their ancient political system. The book covers the period from 1882 to 1892.< Less

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