Knowledge Identifier: +Robert_Louis_Stevenson
Born in 1850.
Countries: United Kingdom (50%), United States (22%), (15%)
Linked to: Conservative Party, University of Edinburgh, Cornhill Magazine, Edinburgh Academy
In November 1867 Stevenson entered the University of Edinburgh to study engineering.
Carl Ruedi - Rüedi rose to fame around the world after having treated the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson in the winters of 1880-81 and 1881-82
Fairy bread - The origin of the term is not known, but it may come from the poem 'Fairy Bread' in Robert Louis Stevenson's "A Child's Garden of Verses", published in 1885
He preserved the experience of these years in his various letters and in his In the South Seas, an account of the 1888 cruise which Stevenson and Fanny undertook on the Casco from the Hawaiian Islands to the Marquesas and Tuamotu islands.
Arthur Machen - Literary critics such as Wesley D. Sweetser and S. T. Joshi see Machen's works as a significant part of the late Victorian revival of the gothic novel and the decadent movement of the 1890s, bearing direct comparison to the themes found in contemporary works like Robert Louis Stevenson's "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde", Bram Stoker's "Dracula", and Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray"
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson - Concurrently, in 1925, he founded Wheeler-Nicholson, Inc. to syndicate his work, which included a daily comic-strip adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel "Treasure Island," with art by N. Brewster Morse
Hugh Abercrombie Anderson - Anderson's dramatization of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Suicide Club" received favourable reviews in 1929
A garden was designed by the Bournemouth Corporation in 1957 as a memorial to Stevenson, on the site of his Westbourne house "Skerryvore" which he occupied from 1885 to 1887.
The first note to be printed was sent to Samoa in time for their centenary celebrations on 3 December 1994