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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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ISBN-10: 1551112450

ISBN-13: 9781551112459

Edition: 1999

Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson, Martin A. Danahay

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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.
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Book details

List price: $7.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Broadview Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 325
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Novelist, poet, and essayist Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. A sickly child, Stevenson was an invalid for part of his childhood and remained in ill health throughout his life. He began studying engineering at Edinburgh University but soon switched to law. His true inclination, however, was for writing. For several years after completing his studies, Stevenson traveled on the Continent, gathering ideas for his writing. His Inland Voyage (1878) and Travels with a Donkey (1878) describe some of his experiences there. A variety of essays and short stories followed, most of which were published in magazines. It was with the publication of Treasure Island in 1883, however,…