Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface to the Second Edition

Introduction

Robert Louis Stevenson: A Brief Chronology

A Note on the Text

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Appendix A: Stevenson’s “A Chapter on Dreams” (1888)

Appendix B: Stevenson’s “Markheim” (1884)

Appendix C: Stevenson’s Deacon Brodie (1879)

Appendix D: Letters, 1885-86

Appendix E: Stevenson in Bournemouth, 1884-87

Appendix F: Reviews of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

1. Unsigned, The Times (25 January 1886)
2. Julia Wedgewood, Contemporary Review (April 1886)
3. From Henry James, Partial Portraits (1894)
4. John Addington Symonds to Robert Louis Stevenson, 3 March 1886
5. Punch (6 February 1886)

Appendix G: The Stage Version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Appendix H: Degeneration and Crime

1. From Charles Darwin, The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872)
2. From Gina Lombroso Ferrero, Criminal Man According to the Classification of Cesare Lombroso (1911)
3. From Max Nordau, Degeneration (1895)

Appendix I: London in the 1880s

1. From George Augustus Sala, Gaslight and Daylight with Some London Scenes they Shine Upon (1872)
2. From Arthur Ransome, Bohemia in London (1912)
3. From J. Milner Fothergill, The Town Dweller: His Needs and Wants (1889)
4. From William Booth, In Darkest England and the Way Out (1890)

Appendix J: “Jack the Ripper”

1. New York Times (9 September 1888)
2. The Times (10 September 1888)
3. Punch (15 September 1888)
4. Punch (22 September 1888)
5. Punch (29 September 1888)
6. Punch (13 October 1888)
7. From D.G. Halstead, Doctor in the Nineties (1959)

Appendix K: Victorian Psychology

1. From Thomas Carlyle, “The Age of Romance” (1837)
2. From Henry Maudsley, “The Double Brain” (1889)
3. From F.H. Myers, “Multiplex Personality” (1886)
4. From James Sully, “The Dream as Revelation” (1893)
5. From Richard Krafft-Ebing, Psychopathia Sexualis (1886)
6. Punch Cartoon (12 August 1882)

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Posted on October 29, 2015