The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: And Other Tales of Terror (Penguin Classics)

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: And Other Tales of Terror (Penguin Classics) (Paperback)

By Robert Louis Stevenson  Robert Mighall 
Publisher: Penguin UK
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 0140439110
EAN: 9780140439113
No. of Pages: 224
Publish Date: 2002-05-28
Binding: Paperback

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Description

"The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" Stevenson's famous exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil, has become synonymous with the idea of a split personality. More than a moral tale, this dark psychological fantasy is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class, evolution, criminality, and secret lives. Also in this volume are "The Body Snatcher," which charts the murky underside of Victorian medical practice, and "Olalla," a tale of vampirism and "The Beast Within" which features a beautiful woman at its center.

This new edition features a critical introduction, chronology, suggestions for further reading, explanatory notes, and appendixes, including an abridged extract from "A Chapter on Dreams" and an essay on the scientific context of Jekyll and Hyde.
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Specification

Title: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: And Other Tales of Terror (Penguin Classics)
Publisher: Penguin UK
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Editor: Robert Mighall
Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 0140439110
EAN: 9780140439113
No. of Pages: 224
Publish Date: 2002-05-28
Binding: Paperback

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