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Read online The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (Broadview Literary Texts).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (Broadview Literary Texts) In September of Robert Louis Stevenson then in his mid thirties moved with his family to Bournemouth a resort on the southern coast of England where in the brief span of months he revised i A Child s Garden of Verses i and wrote the novels i Kidnapped i and i The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde i .

An intriguing combination of fantasy thriller and moral allegory i Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde i depicts the gripping struggle of two opposing personalities one essentially good the other evil for the soul of one man Its tingling suspense and intelligent and sensitive portrayal of man s dual nature reveals Stevenson as a writer of great skill and originality whose power to terrify and move us remains over a century later undiminished by Robert Louis Stevenson

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The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (Broadview Literary Texts)
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All the joys and sorrows fears and fantasies of an imaginative solitary child are brought together in this edition of a much loved classic Stevenson s timeless verses bear witness to a happy childhood and create a treasure garden for every child to explore, No description available, i b He put the glass to his lips and drank at one gulp his face became suddenly black and the features seemed to melt and alter b i br br Published as a shilling shocker Robert Louis Stevenson s dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the idea of the split personality The story of respectable Dr Jekyll s strange association with damnable young man Edward Hyde the hunt through fog bound London for a killer and the final revelation of Hyde s true identity is a chilling exploration of humanity s basest capacity for evil The other stories in this volume also testify to Stevenson s inventiveness within the Gothic tradition Olalla a tale of vampirism and tainted family blood and The Body Snatcher a gruesome fictionalisation of the exploits of the notorious Burke and Hare br br This edition contains a critical introduction by Robert Mighall which discusses class criminality and the significance of the story s London setting It also includes an essay on the scientific contexts of the novel and the development of the idea of the Jekyll and Hyde personality, Idealistic young scientist Henry Jekyll struggles to unlock the secrets of the soul Testing chemicals in his lab he drinks a mixture he hopes will isolate and eliminate human evil Instead it unleashes the dark forces within him transforming him into the hideous and murderous Mr Hyde br br i The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde i dramatically brings to life a science fiction case study of the nature of good and evil and the duality that can exist within one person Resonant with psychological perception and ethical insight the work has literary roots in Dostoevsky s The Double and i Crime and Punishment i Today Stevenson s novella is recognized as an incisive study of Victorian morality and sexual repression as well as a great thriller br br This collection also includes some of the author s grimmest short fiction Lodging for the Night The Suicide Club Thrawn Janet The Body Snatcher and Markheim