The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Présentation de l’éditeur

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson and first published in 1886. It is about a London lawyer who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr Henry Jekyll, and the misanthropic Edward Hyde. The work is known for its vivid portrayal of a split personality, split in the sense that within the same person there is both an apparently good and an evil personality each being quite distinct from each other; in mainstream culture the very phrase « Jekyll and Hyde » has come to mean a person who is vastly different in moral character from one situation to the next. This is different from multiple personality disorder where the different personalities do not necessarily differ in any moral sense. Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was an immediate success and one of Stevenson’s best-selling works. Stage adaptations began in Boston and London within a year of its publication and it has gone on to inspire scores of major film and stage performances.

Détails sur le produit

  • Format : Format Kindle
  • Taille du fichier : 586 KB
  • Nombre de pages de l’édition imprimée : 89 pages
  • Langue : Français
  • ASIN: B07FB2PC6Q

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Language: en
Pages: 104

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-15 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
A London lawyer named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll and the evil Edward Hyde.
Jekyll and Hyde
Language: en
Pages: 400

Jekyll and Hyde

Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-28 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
He put the glass to his lips and drank at one gulp. A cry followed; he reeled, staggered, clutched at the table and held on, staring with injected eyes, gasping with open mouth; and as I looked there came, I thought, a change - he seemed to swell - his
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Language: en
Pages: 144

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-10-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation
Master storyteller Robert Louis Stevenson possessed remarkable powers of invention, particularly in the genres of horror and the supernatural. His compelling 1866 novel recounts the experiences of a physician whose well-intentioned experiments result in a drug that transforms him into a remorseless killer. A work of deep psychological perception, Stevenson's
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, second edition
Language: en
Pages: 215

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, second edition

Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-07-12 - Publisher: Broadview Press
First published in 1886 as a "shilling shocker," Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde takes the basic struggle between good and evil and adds to the mix bourgeois respectability, urban violence, and class conflict. The result is a tale that has taken on the force of myth in the popular imagination.
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Third Edition
Language: en
Pages: 232

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Third Edition

Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-14 - Publisher: Broadview Press
First published in 1886 as a “shilling shocker,” Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde takes the basic struggle between good and evil and adds to the mix bourgeois respectability, urban violence, and class conflict. The result is a tale that has taken on the force of myth in the popular imagination.