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Weir of Hermiston, and other stories.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Weir of Hermiston, and other stories.

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBiographical edition of the works of Robert Louis Stevenson
The Physical Object
Pagination397 p.
Number of Pages397
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14710057M

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Stevenson, Robert Louis, Weir of Hermiston Fathers and sons Fiction Country life Fiction Young men Fiction Judges Fiction Literature Fiction Scotland Fiction. Electronic books. Publisher [Place of publication not identified]:Duke Classics: Contributors: Hughes, Gillian, editor. The roots of Stevenson’s final novel, Weir of Hermiston, lie back as far as what he subsequently termed his ‘Covenanting childhood’ under the care of his devoted nurse Alison first publication was a historical essay published in at his father’s expense entitled The Pentland Rising: A Page of History, Writing to J. M. Barrie on 7 December Stevenson.

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Weir of Hermiston () is an unfinished novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. It is markedly different from his previous works in style and has often been praised as a potential masterpiece.

It was cut short by Stevenson's sudden death in from a cerebral hemorrhage/5(14). Weir of Hermiston Some Unfinished Stories Hardcover – January 1, by Robert Louis Stevenson (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings See all 74 formats and editions Hide other formats /5(13).

Weir of Hermiston: And Other Stories by Robert Louis Stevenson, Paul Binding Weir of Hermiston Paperback $ $ Save 31% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 31%.

Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store Pages: Weir of Hermiston, in full Weir of Hermiston: An Unfinished Romance, fragment of an uncompleted novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, published posthumously in Stevenson used the novel in part as an effort to understand his youthful quarrel with his own father.

Read the Virtual Book. Summary. In Weir of Hermiston, Adam Weir marries Jeannie Rutherford of Hermiston. Weir is the Lord Justice Clerk (the most senior judge in Scotland), a severe and gruff man who uses coarse language and likes his drink.

Jeannie, on the other hand is “pious, anxious, tender, tearful, and incompetent” (p. Weir of Hermiston reads as if it were shaping up to be a dramatic novel, by Stevenson’s definition, “founded on one of the passionate cruces of life, where duty and inclination come nobly to Weir of Hermiston grapple.”/5.

Weir of Hermiston at Wikisource Weir of Hermiston () is an unfinished novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. It is markedly different from his previous works in style and has often been praised as a potential : Robert Louis Stevenson.

Weir of Hermiston, sometimes considered Stevenson's masterpiece, is an unfinished novel cut short by the author's death from apoplexy. Weir of Hermiston Robert Louis Stevenson page. Archie went the usual round of other Edinburgh boys, the high school and the college; and Hermiston looked on, or rather looked away, with scarce an affectation of interest in his progress.

Daily, indeed, upon a signal after dinner, he was brought in, given nuts and a glass of port, regarded sardonically, sarcastically questioned. Stevenson was writing Weir of Hermiston at the time of his death. Although unfinished, it is regarded by many as his masterpiece. Set in Edinburgh, the story centers on the relationship between young Archie Weir and his father Lord Hermiston, known as a "hanging judge." Archie /5(11).

The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson: Weir of Hermiston. The plays. Fables. Ives Volume 20 of The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson: Author: Robert Louis Stevenson: Publisher: Scribner's, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Export Citation.

Weir of Hermiston A headless body, a mysterious door that opens on a terrible choice, a macabre encounter with a Spanish family, a magic bottle found on an exotic tropical isle--these are the fascinating ingredients of the masterful short fiction of Robert Luis Stevenson/5.

Weir of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson. Chatto and Windus edition. Scanned and proofed by David Price, email [email protected] Weir of Hermiston. TO MY WIFE. I saw rain falling and the rainbow drawn On Lammermuir. Hearkening I heard again In my precipitous city beaten bells Winnow the keen sea wind.

And here afar. Weir of Hermiston: an unfinished romance by Robert Louis Stevenson; 34 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Judges, Fathers and sons, Country life, Young men, Fiction, Social life and customs; Places: Scotland; People: Sidney Colvin Sir ().

Weir of Hermiston: An unfinished romance (Short story index reprint series) Stevenson, Robert Louis Published by Books for Libraries Press (). weir of hermiston 1 introductory 2 chapter i. life and death of mrs. weir 3 chapter ii. father and son 12 chapter iii. in the matter of the hanging of duncan jopp 16 chapter iv.

opinions of the bench 26 chapter v. winter on the moors 33 1. at hermiston 33 2. kirstie 35 3. a border family 37 chapter vi. a leaf from christina's psalm-book   The Weir of Hermiston () is an unfinished novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Many have considered it his masterpiece. It was cut short by Stevenson’s sudden death in from a cerebral hemorrhage.

The novel tells the story of Archie Weir, a youth born into an upper-class Edinburgh family/5(11). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Paperback. Stevenson himself believed Weir of Hermiston would have been his masterpiece, had he finished it before his death. Here, it is presented with seven other fragments and notes on what is ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages.

Seller Inventory # Weir of Hermiston was begun in October in a mood of great enthusiasm and worked on sporadically until the day of Stevenson’s death more than two years later. Again and again it was laid aside while he was distracted with other projects — St.

Ebb-Tide, the proofs of Catriona and many short stories and articles. and it was not until September that he resumed the novel in Author: J. Hammond. WEIR OF HERMISTON Dedication 1. Life and Death of Mrs Weir 2. Father and Son 3. In the Matter of the Hanging of Duncan Jopp 4. Opinions of the Bench 5.

Winter on the Moors 6. A Leaf from Christina's Psalm-Book 7. Enter Mephistopheles 8. A Nocturnal Visit 9. At the Weaver's Stone Appendices Essay on the Text Emendation List End-of-Line Hyphens.

Weir of Hermiston: An Unfinished Romance Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Fathers and sons -- Fiction Subject: Domestic fiction Subject: Young men -- Fiction Subject: Country life -- Fiction Subject: Scotland -- Fiction Subject: Judges -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date.With Tom Fleming, Michael Elder, Edith MacArthur, Leonard Maguire. The old Lord Adam Weir of the Hermiston estate on the Scots borders is a gruff, boozy, hanging.