Jekyll and Hyde/The Secret Sharer/ Transformation: Three Tales of Doubles / Edition 1

Jekyll and Hyde/The Secret Sharer/ Transformation: Three Tales of Doubles / Edition 1

by Robert Louis Stevenson, Joseph Conrad, Mary J Shelley, Susan J. Wolfson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321415612

ISBN-13: 9780321415615

Pub. Date: 03/13/2008

Publisher: Pearson

From Longman's Cultural Editions series, come three tales of transformation: Mary Shelley’s Transformation, Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Sharer. In these three nightmarish tales, an uncanny other turns out to be a second self, a sharer of intimate

Overview

From Longman's Cultural Editions series, come three tales of transformation: Mary Shelley’s Transformation, Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Sharer. In these three nightmarish tales, an uncanny other turns out to be a second self, a sharer of intimate anxieties, repressed energies, dark impulses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321415615
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/13/2008
Series:
Longman Cultural Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
239
Sales rank:
1,270,691
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

About Longman Cultural Editions

About this Edition

Table of Dates

Mary Shelley and Transformation

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley 1797-1851

Transformation

Absence

From "Introduction" to Frankenstein (1831)

Charles Darwin

From The Voyage of the Beagle: (1839): "Tierra del Fuego"

From The Descent of Man: (1871): "General Summary and Conclusion"

Robert Louis Stevenson and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson 1850-1894

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Keywords: Strange and Case

Poetry from A Child’s Garden of Verses

Young Night Thought

Windy Nights

Escape at Bedtime

The Land of Nod

A Good Boy

Shadow March

The Unseen Playmate

My Shadow

The Dumb Soldier

The Land of Story-Books

A Chapter of Dreams

Letters (with a reply from J. A. Symonds)

Robert Louis Stevenson and his friends on The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Max Nordau, from Degeneration (1895)

Joseph Conrad and The Secret Sharer

Joseph Conrad 1857-1924

The Secret Sharer

Joseph Conrad’s letters on The Secret Sharer

From "Author's Notes" on "the basic fact of the tale" ('Twixt Land and Sea 1920)

Joseph Conrad on the art of fiction from Henry James, An Appreciation

From “Author’s Note” (1920) to The Shadow Line

Further Reading and Viewing

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