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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0393974652

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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0393974652

Robert Louis Stevenson and Katherine B. Ed. Linehan

ISBN13: 978-0393974652
ISBN10: 0393974650
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.

Published: 2003
International: No
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Table of Contents

Preface
List of Illustrations
The Text of Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

TEXTUAL APPENDIX

I. Selected Manuscript Variations
II. Variations in Wording between Printer's Copy Fragment and First Edition
Backgrounds and Contexts

COMPOSITION AND PRODUCTION

Graham Balfour

  • Summary of Composition and Early Reception

Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Selected Letters:

To Sidney Colvin, late September/early October 1885
To His Wife, c. October 20, 1885
To Andrew Lang, Early December, 1885
To Katherine de Mattos, January 1, 1886
To Will H. Low, January 2, 1886
To F.W.H. Myers, c. February 23, 1886
To J.R. Vernon, February 25, 1886
To Edward Purcell, February 27, 1886
To F.W.H. Myers, March 1, 1886
To John Addington Symonds, Early March, 1886
To Thomas Russell Sullivan, c. January 27, 1887
To John Paul Bocock, c. mid-November, 1887
Robert Louis Stevenson

  • The Dream Origin of the Tale

RECEPTION

Andrew Lang

  • Mr. Stevenson's Originality of Treatment

Birmingham Daily Post

  • A Mere Bit of Catch-Penny Sensationalism

James Ashcroft Noble

  • The Place of Honour

E.T. Cook

  • Not Merely Strange, but Impossible

The Times of London

  • His Very Original Genius

John Addington Symonds

  • Letter to Robert Louis Stevenson, March 3, 1886

Julia Wedgwood

  • The Individualizing Influence of Modern Democracy

Gerard Manley Hopkins

  • Letter to Robert Bridges, October 28, 1886

Henry James

  • The Art of the Presentation

The Leamington Spa Courier

  • The Rev. Dr. Nicholson on "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde"

MARKHEIM AND THE VICTORIAN MARKET FOR SENSATION FICTION

Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Markheim

Robert Louis Stevenson

  • How I Came to be Such a Student of Our Penny Press

LITERARY CONTEXTS: DOUBLES, DEVILS, AND MONSTERS

Karl Miller

  • The Modern Double

Jenni Calder

  • Stevenson's Scottish Devil Tales

Judith Halberstam

  • An Introduction to Gothic Monstrosity

SCIENTIFIC CONTEXTS: CONCEPTS OF THE DIVIDED SELF

Stephen Jay Gould

  • Post-Darwinist Theories of the Ape Within

Frederic W.H. Myers

  • Multiplex Personality

Norman Kerr

  • Abject Slaves to the Narcotic

John Addington Symonds

  • This Aberrant Inclination in Myself

SOCIOHISTORICAL CONTEXTS: POLITICAL DISUNITY AND MORAL CONFORMITY

Judith R. Walkowitz

  • London in the 1880s

Walter Houghton

  • Hypocrisy

Performance Adaptations
C. Alex Pinkston

  • The Stage Premiere of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Charles King

  • Themes and Variations

Scott Allen Nolan

  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Paramount, 1931)

A Checklist of Major Performance Adaptations

Criticism

G. K. Chesterton

  • The Real Stab of the Story

Vladimir Nabokov

  • A Phenomenon of Style

Peter K. Garrett

  • Instabilities of Meaning, Morality, and Narration

Patrick Brantlinger

  • An Unconscious Allegory about the Masses and Mass Literacy

Katherine B. Linehan

  • Sex, Secrecy, and Self-Alienation in Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson: A Chronology
Selected Bibliography

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