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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Edition:
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ISBN13:

9780393974652

ISBN10:
0393974650
Format:
Textbook Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/17/2003
Publisher(s):
W W NORTON
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Summary

This Norton Critical Edition of Stevenson's enduringly popular and chilling tale is based on the 1886 First British Edition, the only edition set directly from Stevenson's manuscript and for which he read proofs. The text has been rigorously annotated for student readers and is accompanied by a textual appendix.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
ix
Preface xi
The Text of Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 1(74)
Textual Appendix
63(12)
Selected Manuscript Variations
63(10)
Variations in Wording between Printer's Copy Fragment and First Edition
73(2)
Backgrounds and Contexts 75(106)
Composition and Production
77(16)
[Summary of Composition and Early Reception]
77(3)
Graham Balfour
Selected Letters
80(7)
Robert Louis Stevenson
To Sidney Colvin, Late September/early October 1885
80(1)
To his Wife, c. October 20, 1885
81(1)
To Andrew Lang, Early December 1885
81(1)
To Katharine de Mattos, January 1, 1886
81(1)
To Will H. Low, January 2, 1886
82(1)
To F. W. H. Myers, c. February 23, 1886
82(1)
To J. R. Vernon, February 25, 1886
83(1)
To Edward Purcell, February 27, 1886
83(1)
To F. W. H. Myers, March 1, 1886
84(1)
To John Addington Symonds, Early March 1886
85(1)
To Thomas Russell Sullivan, c. January 27, 1887
85(1)
To John Paul Bocock, c. Mid-November 1887
86(1)
[The Dream Origin of the Tale]
87(6)
Robert Louis Stevenson
Reception
93(12)
[Mr. Stevenson's Originality of Treatment]
93(1)
Andrew Lang
From the Birmingham Daily Post [A Mere Bit of Catch-Penny Sensationalism]
94(1)
[The Place of Honour]
95(1)
James Ashcroft Noble
[Not Merely Strange, but Impossible]
95(1)
E. T. Cook
From The Times of London [His Very Original Genius]
96(2)
Letter to Robert Louis Stevenson, March 3, 1886
98(2)
John Addington Symonds
[The Individualizing Influence of Modern Democracy]
100(1)
Julia Wedgwood
Letter to Robert Bridges, October 28, 1886
101(1)
Gerard Manley Hopkins
[The Art of the Presentation]
101(1)
Henry James
From The Leamington Spa Courier The Rev. Dr. Nicholson on ``Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde''
102(3)
``Markheim'' and the Victorian Market for Sensation Fiction
105(19)
``Markheim''
105(17)
Robert Louis Stevenson
[How I Came to Be Such a Student of Our Penny Press]
122(2)
Robert Louis Stevenson
Literary Contexts: Doubles, Devils, and Monsters
124(8)
[The Modern Double]
124(2)
Karl Miller
[Stevenson's Scottish Devil Tales]
126(2)
Jenni Calder
An Introduction to Gothic Monstrosity
128(4)
Judith Halberstam
Scientific Contexts: Concepts of the Divided Self
132(9)
[Post-Darwinist Theories of the Ape Within]
132(2)
Stephen Jay Gould
Multiplex Personality
134(2)
Frederic W. H. Myers
[Abject Slaves to the Narcotic]
136(2)
Norman Kerr
[This Aberrant Inclination in Myself]
138(3)
John Addington Symbols
Sociohistorical Contexts: Political Disunity and Moral Conformity
141(9)
[London in the 1880s]
141(5)
Judith R. Walkowitz
[Hypocrisy]
146(4)
Walter Houghton
Performance Adaptations
150(31)
The Stage Premiere of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
152(4)
C. Alex Pinkston, Jr.
[Themes and Variations]
156(7)
Charles King
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Paramount, 1931)
163(7)
Scott Allen Nollen
A Checklist of Major Performance Adaptations
170(11)
Criticism 181(34)
[The Real Stab of the Story]
183(1)
G. K. Chesterton
[A Phenomenon of Style]
184(5)
Vladimir Nabokov
[Instabilities of Meaning, Morality, and Narration]
189(8)
Peter K. Garrett
[An Unconscious Allegory about the Masses and Mass Literacy]
197(7)
Patrick Brantlinger
Sex, Secrecy and Self-Alienation in Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
204(11)
Katherine Linehan
A Chronology 215(6)
Robert Louis Stevenson
Selected Bibliography 221


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