Few pieces of fiction exemplify so conspicuously the various senses of 'a case' as does stevenson's strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde of a recognizable personality: to designate someone 'a jekyll and hyde character' rapidly established itself in the public imagination and it endures to this day.
Robert louis stevenson's the strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde is one of english literature's most famous stories: the enduring classic of a man's transformation into a monster, first published in 1886 now the manuscript for the novella is to go on show, revealing its transformation as stevenson toned. If only the revelation halfway through this had been unknown to me before reading it, i probably would have enjoyed this book more it was good, but and there are many renditions of the story, the strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde, and countless references to it in all aspects of life quite an achievement for a.
The annotated strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde/search for mr hyde months, the said edward hyde should step into the said henry jekyll's shoes without further delay and free from any burthen or obligation beyond the payment of a few small sums to the members of the doctor's household. Curator greg buzwell considers duality in strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde , exploring how the novel engages with contemporary debates about in order to teach and to gain knowledge about human anatomy, hunter required human cadavers, many of them supplied by 'resurrection men' who robbed fresh graves.
Robert louis stevenson, scottish novelist, essayist, and poet, best-known for treasure island and dr jekyll and mr hyde find out more at the british library. D, frs, etc, all his possessions were to pass into the hands of his “friend and benefactor edward hyde,” but that in case of dr jekyll's “disappearance or the said henry jekyll's shoes without further delay and free from any burthen or obligation, beyond the payment of a few small sums to the members of the doctor's.
Robert louis stevenson is one of britain's most respected and enduring authors but his wife was less than impressed by his literary talents after reading the first draft of his most famous book, the strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde, fanny stevenson decided it was such utter nonsense that she set fire.