From Longman's Cultural Editions series, edited by Susan Wolfson and Barry Qualls, 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.
Handsomely produced and affordably priced, the Longman Cultural Editions series presents classic works in provocative and illuminating contexts-cultural, critical, and literary. Each Cultural Edition consists of the complete texts of these important literary works, reliably edited, headed inviting introductions, and supplemented by helpful annotations; a table of dates to track composition, publication, and public reception in relation to biographical, cultural and historical events; and a guide for further inquiry and study.
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
From "Introduction" to Frankenstein (1831)
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
Escape at Bedtime
The Land of Nod
A Good Boy
The Unseen Playmate
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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