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Published: 08 May 2008

256 Pages

196x129mm

ISBN: 9780199536221


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Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Tales

New Edition

Robert Louis Stevenson
Edited by Roger Luckhurst

Oxford World's Classics

  • An excellent new edition of Stevenson's most famous story, including three additional tales, two short essays, appendixes containing extracts from contemporary writing on psychological disorder, and a wide-ranging introduction that considers the many, varied readings of this fascinating work.
  • Includes the short stories 'The Body Snatcher', 'Markheim', and 'Olalla' as well as the important essays 'A Chapter on Dreams' and 'A Gossip on Romance'.
  • Appendixes provide contextual historical material by Henry Maudsley, Frederic Myers, and W. T. Stead
  • Wide-ranging introduction considers the reasons for the book's popularity, 'the double' and psychoanalytic interpretations, crime, sex, class and urbanism in the 1880s, the Gothic and Modernism
  • Full notes, including details of the initial responses of Stevensons' contemporaries such as John Addington Symonds, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Rider Haggard
  • Up-to-date bibliography

New to this Edition:

  • Three short stories: 'The Body Snatcher', 'Markheim', 'Olalla', and one essay, 'A Gossip on Romance'
  • Three appendixes containing extracts from contemporary writers on psychological disorder (Henry Maudsley, Frederic Myers, W. T. Stead)
  • New bibliography
  • New chronology
  • New notes
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