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beach of Falesá

Alun Hoddinott

beach of Falesá

opera in three acts.

by Alun Hoddinott

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Published by Published on behalf of the Welsh Arts Council by the Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- Vocal scores with piano

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLibretto by Glyn Jones based on a short story by R.L. Stevenson. Music by Alun Hoddinott.
    ContributionsJones, Glyn, 1905-., Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894., Jones, Glyn, 1905- (autograph)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[16], 240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19472284M

    "White men die very suddenly in Falesá." Originally censored by its British publisher, The Beach at Falesá is a scathing critique of colonialism and economic imperialism that bravely takes on many of the 19th Century’ s strongest taboos: miscegenation, imperialism, and economic exploitation. It does so with a story that features a surprising and beguiling romance between an adventurous. The book goes on to explore Victorian culture through a reading of ideas of 'home' and 'abroad', in the work of Emily Bronte, Arthur Conan Doyle and Robert Louis Stevenson. The featured theoretical concept of this volume is 'the author'. Robert Louis Stevenson, 'The Beach of .

    The Beach of Falesá A south sea bridal The Ban The Missionary Devil-work Night in the bush The Bottle Imp The Isle of voices. THE BEACH OF FALESÁ. CHAPTER I. A SOUTH SEA BRIDAL. I saw that island first when it was neither night nor morning. The moon was to the west, setting, but still broad and bright. Click to read more about The beach of Falesa by Robert Louis Stevenson. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1).

    "The Beach of Falesá" is a short story by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. It was first published in the Illustrated London News in , published in book form in the short-story collection Island Nights' Entertainments, it was written after Stevenson moved to the South Seas island of Samoa just a few years before he died there. The story is told in the first person by John Wiltshire. Altogether, Mr. Tarleton had a devil of a dinner of it; but he had plenty entertainment by the way, for all the while that we were cooking, and afterwards, when he was making believe to eat, I kept posting him up on Master Case and the beach of Falesa, and he putting questions that showed he was following close.


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A sickly child, Stevenson was an invalid for part of his childhood and remained in ill health throughout his life. He began studying engineering at 5/5(1).

The Beach of Falesá is eminently filmable. And indeed it strikes me that the novella’s very filmability points towards a condition of the form: with less meat on the bones of the plot than a novel, there is less to cut, whereas short stories—defined along the ‘glance’ principle—can lack the thought-through narrative to hang a feature.

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The Beach of Falesá, long story by Robert Louis Stevenson, first published as “Uma” in in Illustrated London News and collected in Island Nights’ Entertainments (). An adventure romance fused with realism, it depicts a man’s struggle to maintain his decency in the face of uncivilized hostility.

John Wiltshire, the story’s narrator and protagonist, is a white trader on the. Editions for The Beach of Falesá: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: 7. The Beach of Falesà ¡, a screenplay with novel elements (Movie Tie-in) Thomas, Dylan, and Stevenson, Robert Louis (Based on a story by) Published by.

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