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Collaborating with the Enemy: Treasure Island as Anti–Adventure Story

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The boys' adventure story is perhaps the genre that seems least likely to invite child readers to dodge rather than succumb to adult authority, since such stories often strive to brainwash boys into ... More


Family Dynamics: The Strange Case of Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

Victoria Ford Smith

in Between Generations: Collaborative Authorship in the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813374
eISBN:
9781496813411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813374.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter tracks Robert Louis Stevenson’s collaboration with his stepson, Lloyd Osbourne. This partnership reveals both Stevenson’s complex understanding of authorship and how technologies and ... More


Movie in a Book

Natsu Onoda Power

in God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732207
eISBN:
9781604734782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732207.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The 1946 comic strip, Mā-chan no nikkichō (The Diary of Mā-chan), marked Osamu Tezuka’s professional career as a cartoonist. Serialized in the newspaper Mainichi Shōgakusei Shinbun, The Diary of ... More


Treasure Island

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fleming desperately wanted to remake Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale Treasure Island, and when he did, he made sure MGM gave him the resources he needed. This chapter recounts the mechanics of ... More


Darwin and the Pampas Pirates: Adventure in Search of Treasure

Charles R. Ault

in Do Elephants Have Knees? And Other Stories of Darwinian Origins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704673
eISBN:
9781501705861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704673.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter chronicles Charles Darwin's swashbuckling adventures aboard the Beagle in search of nature's secrets, riding in the company of gauchos, the pirates of the pampas. It compares Darwin to ... More


“Disobedience Dreamed by a Loyal Son”

Jefferson A. Singer

in The Proper Pirate: Robert Louis Stevenson's Quest for Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199328543
eISBN:
9780190637972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328543.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 4 picks up Stevenson’s story with a return to Scotland with his new family in tow and reconciliation with his parents. His health still suffering, Fanny and he spend a year in the health ... More


Harry and the Pirates: The Romance and Reality of Piracy in Hemingway’s To Have and Have Not

Susan F. Beegel

in Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033556
eISBN:
9780813038353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033556.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The second part of this book focuses on To Have and Have Not. The perceived flaws of Hemingway's third novel have been so elaborated upon that the elements that truly make it interesting, especially ... More


Conclusion: What the Bell Tolls

Matthew R. Bahar

in Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190874247
eISBN:
9780190874278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874247.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

By the turn of the nineteenth century, there were scant traces of the northeast’s former Native power. Wabanaki themselves struggled to hold on to their maritime past as Euro-American powers confined ... More


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