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Seeking Mr Hyde

Studies in Robert Louis Stevenson, Symbolism, Myth and the Pre-Modern

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Tom Hubbard

Contents: In four interlinked studies, Stevenson the writer is placed in both Scottish and international contexts. There is discussion of his bearings on the Symbolist movement, and of the archetypal significance of the figure of Mr Hyde throughout the Stevenson oeuvre and in other literatures and cultures. Chapter headings: 'Hellish Energy', 'Masks and Mirrors', 'The Damnation of Faust', 'Underground and Labyrinth'.