|Appears in Collections:||Literature and Languages Journal Articles|
|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
Stevenson, Robert Louis 1850-1894.
English literature 19th century History and criticism
Osbourne, Lloyd, 1868-1947
Ethics Modern 20th century.
Civilization, Modern 20th century
|Citation:||Watson R (2007) "The unrest and movement of our century": the universe of The Wrecker. Journal of Stevenson Studies, 4, pp. 114-128. http://www.english.stir.ac.uk/research/profile/stevensonstudies.php|
|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.|
|Rights:||Author owned content. Publisher grants permission for use of item in this repository.|
|The unrest and movement of our century.pdf||Fulltext - Published Version||201.04 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
The metadata of the records in the Repository are available under the CC0 public domain dedication: No Rights Reserved https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact email@example.com providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.