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Published: 15 July 2008

256 Pages

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

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