Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) may have traveled more than the characters in some of his critically acclaimed and world renowned novels. Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and traveling writer who wore classics like Kidnapped and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Stevenson was so accomplished that he was a celebrity during his lifetime, and he left an influence on great writers who followed him, including Hemingway and Kipling. At the same time, his works are easy enough to read that they can be taught in classrooms across the world to teenagers.
The first, in a 2-series set of books focusing on North America, this book offers detailed listings of all the major Shakespeare plays on stage and screen. Exploring each of the play's performance history, and including reviews and useful information about staging, it provides an engaging reference guide for acadeamics and students alike.