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Preface List of Illustrations The Text of Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
I. Selected Manuscript Variations II. Variations in Wording between Printer's Copy Fragment and First Edition Backgrounds and Contexts
COMPOSITION AND PRODUCTION
Summary of Composition and Early Reception
Robert Louis Stevenson
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
Mr. Stevenson's Originality of Treatment
Birmingham Daily Post
A Mere Bit of Catch-Penny Sensationalism
James Ashcroft Noble
The Place of Honour
Not Merely Strange, but Impossible
The Times of London
His Very Original Genius
John Addington Symonds
Letter to Robert Louis Stevenson, March 3, 1886
The Individualizing Influence of Modern Democracy
Gerard Manley Hopkins
Letter to Robert Bridges, October 28, 1886
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
Robert Louis Stevenson
How I Came to be Such a Student of Our Penny Press
LITERARY CONTEXTS: DOUBLES, DEVILS, AND MONSTERS
The Modern Double
Stevenson's Scottish Devil Tales
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
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
Performance Adaptations C. Alex Pinkston
The Stage Premiere of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Themes and Variations
Scott Allen Nolan
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Paramount, 1931)
A Checklist of Major Performance Adaptations
G. K. Chesterton
The Real Stab of the Story
A Phenomenon of Style
Peter K. Garrett
Instabilities of Meaning, Morality, and Narration
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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