Tag Archives: King Lear

“The funeral… would have pleased him”

Within a fortnight after the date of the previous letter RLS went himself, and for the last time, to Scotland; not, indeed, to visit his old haunts among the Pentlands, but to be present, too late for recognition, at the … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Letters, Robert Louis Stevenson | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“We fell out my wife and I” (the Tragic Woman and the Flimsy Man)

[Dots between square brackets indicate cuts made by Sidney Colvin. For full, correct and critical edition of this letter, see Mehew 5, 1733.] To Henry James [Colvin 1912, pp. 223-224] Skerryvore, Bournemouth [c. 23 December 1886] All the salutations! My … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Letters, Robert Louis Stevenson | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment