Selected Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Selected Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson

This book collects essays of Robert Louis Stevenson, including selections from Across the Plains (1892) and Essays of Travel (1911).

Source: This book was compiled by the Florida Center for Instructional Technology and includes passages from multiple sources. Please refer to the passage pages for further source information.

"A Chapter on Dreams"
A discussion of dreams and how they can affect the dreamer.
"A Christmas Sermon"
The author presents a sermon on the subject of Christmas and self-examination.
Cockermouth and Keswick—A Fragment
The author describes his experiences and observations in the Cockermouth and Keswick areas of Great Britain.
"Davos in Winter"
Description of mountain valley in winter.
"Health and Mountains"
The author describes the beauty and benefits of the mountains.
"The Ideal House"
The author describe what would be the ideal house in terms of location.
"Letter to a Young Gentleman who Proposes to Embrace the Career of Art"
The author discusses the benefits and drawbacks of choosing art as a vocation.
"On the Enjoyment of Unpleasant Places"
The author describes his time in a relatively barren landscape.
The author gives a description of his travels across the English countryside.
"The Stimulation of the Alps"
The author describes his experiences in the Alps.
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: Scotland
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 9.0
  • Word Count: 27,321
  • Genre: Essay
  • Keywords: christmas, health, nature, person experience, personal experience, self-examination, travel
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