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    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Tales of Terror von Stevenson, Robert Louis

    Stevenson's famous exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil

    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde have become synonymous with the idea of a split personality. More than a morality tale, this dark psychological fantasy is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class, evolution, criminality, and secret lives. Also in this volume are "The Body Snatcher," which charts the murky underside of Victorian medical practice, and "Olalla," a tale of vampirism and "the beast within," with a beautiful woman at its center.

    For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
    Autor Stevenson, Robert Louis / Mighall, Robert (Hrsg.)
    Verlag Penguin Books
    Einband Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
    Erscheinungsjahr 2003
    Seitenangabe 224 S.
    Meldetext Versandbereit innert 48 Stunden
    Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
    Masse H19.8 cm x B12.9 cm x D1.3 cm 168 g
    Coverlag Penguin Classics (Imprint/Brand)
    Gewicht 168
    ISBN 978-0-14-143973-0
    Kartonierter Einband (Kt)
    Versandbereit innert 48 Stunden
    978-0-14-143973-0
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    Über den Autor Stevenson, Robert Louis

    Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh in 1850. The son of a prosperous civil engineer, he was expected to follow the family profession but was finally allowed to study law at Edinburgh University. Stevenson reacted forcibly against the Presbyterianism of both his city's professional classes and his devout parents, but the influence of Calvinism on his childhood informed the fascination with evil that is so powerfully explored in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Stevenson suffered from a severe respiratory disease from his twenties onwards, leading him to settle in the gentle climate of Samoa with his American wife, Fanny Osbourne.

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