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'.