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Selected Poetry of Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

Here he lies where he longed to be;
Home is the sailor, home from sea,
And the hunter home from the hill.
        (Requiem, 6-8)
  1. Consolation
  2. Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest
  3. Grown about by Fragrant Bushes
  4. The Land of Nod
  5. Looking Forward
  6. Requiem
  7. Sing me a Song of a Lad that is Gone
  8. To Any Reader
  9. Windy Nights

Biographical information

Given name: Robert Louis
Family name: Stevenson
Birth date: 13 November 1850
Death date: 3 December 1894
Nationality: Scottish
Religion: Christian
Literary period: Victorian
Buried at: Apia, Samoa