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Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Audrey Murfin


Robert Louis Stevenson, Collaboration, and the Construction of the Late-Victorian Author argues that understanding literary collaboration is essential to understanding Stevenson’s writings. Stevenson often collaborated with family and friends, sometimes acknowledged, and sometimes not. Early collaborations include three plays with his friend W. E. Henley. Later, he and his wife Fanny co-authored a volume of linked stories, More New Arabian Nights, also titled The Dynamiter (1885). Fanny also contributed to other work that did not bear her name, significantly the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and M ... More

Keywords: Literary collaboration, Robert Louis Stevenson, Authorship, Creative Process, Scottish literature, Victorian literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474451987
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Audrey Murfin, author