Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://une.intersearch.com.au/unejspui/handle/1959.11/7574
Title: Proust and Stevenson: Natives of an Unknown Country
Contributor(s): Sandison, Alan George (author)
Publication Date: 2009
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/7574
Abstract: Over the years we have learned how fatally easy it is to deny Stevenson his due: he makes his writing so accessible and so enjoyable at the most immediate level that we are the less inclined to explore the rich substrata underlying that appealing surface. In a short essay like "Roads", for example, which I intend to give some attention to, there lies a coiled energy which, once released, will transport us far beyond the simple pleasures of - to use his own phrase - a "rural voluptuary". Before doing so, however, I should like to indicate the areas which I shall concentrate on in seeking to make certain bold comparisons between the work of Stevenson and Proust - "bold" because one of them is a giant of modernist writing and the other a proto-modernist whose claims to distinction, though real and substantial, are more modest.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: European Stevenson, p. 147-170
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Place of Publication: Newcastle, United Kingdom
ISBN: 9781443814362
1443814369
Field of Research (FOR): 200503 British and Irish Literature
200511 Literature in French
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://www.c-s-p.org/Flyers/European-Stevenson1-4438-1436-9.htm
http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/36531816
Statistics to Oct 2018: Visitors: 244
Views: 246
Downloads: 0
Appears in Collections:Book Chapter

Files in This Item:
3 files
File Description SizeFormat 
Show full item record

Page view(s)

158
checked on Mar 9, 2019
Google Media

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in Research UNE are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.