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|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||"The unrest and movement of our century": the universe of The Wrecker|
|Keywords:||R. L. Stevenson The Wrecker|
a black comedy of capitalism and existential absurdity
absent fathers, discarded sons
art, travel, business
innocence and murder
a comedy of reversals
|Citation:||Watson R (2007) "The unrest and movement of our century": the universe of The Wrecker, Journal of Stevenson Studies, 4, pp. 114-128.|
|Abstract:||Stevenson's novel The Wrecker is a prophetically postmodern vision of a depthless world of travel, exile, novelty and rootlessness, of 'discarded sons' whose corruption, in a world they neither understand nor fully belong to, is curiously innocent.|
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