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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Stevenson, Robert Louis (Book - 1998)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a landmark in psychological fiction. The respectable doctor and his horrifying double are known even to those who have never read Robert Louis Stevenson's short novel. This special edition, based on the original one published in 1886, features a dozen wood engravings by Barry Moser, whose work was described as "never less than dazzling" by John Ashbery in Newsweek. In her foreword novelist Joyce Carol Oates delineates the quality of horror that emerges from Stevenson's Victorian parable.
Authors: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
Title: The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1998], c1990
Characteristics: 157 p. : ill. ; 16 cm
ISBN: 0803292406
Branch Call Number: FICTION Ste
Statement of Responsibility: Robert Louis Stevenson ; wood engravings by Barry Moser ; foreword by Joyce Carol Oates
Subject Headings: London (England) Social conditions 19th century Fiction Supernatural Fiction Physicians Fiction
Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Topical Term: Supernatural
Physicians
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The story of Dr Jekyll, whose reckless genius allows him to bring his own appalling double to life.


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