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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN : 0451523938
Genre : Fiction
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A humane scientist attempts to explore the most loathsome forces of evil behind the doors of his London laboratory

The Collected Essays Of Elizabeth Hardwick

Author : Elizabeth Hardwick
ISBN : 9781681371559
Genre : Literary Collections
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The first-ever collection of essays from across Elizabeth Hardwick's illustrious writing career, including works not seen in print for decades. Elizabeth Hardwick wrote during the golden age of the American literary essay. For Hardwick, the essay was an imaginative endeavor, a serious form, criticism worthy of the literature in question. In the essays collected here she covers civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s, describes places where she lived and locations she visited, and writes about the foundations of American literature—Melville, James, Wharton—and the changes in American fiction, though her reading is wide and international. She contemplates writers’ lives—women writers, rebels, Americans abroad—and the literary afterlife of biographies, letters, and diaries. Selected and with an introduction by Darryl Pinckney, the Collected Essays gathers more than fifty essays for a fifty-year retrospective of Hardwick’s work from 1953 to 2003. “For Hardwick,” writes Pinckney, “the poetry and novels of America hold the nation’s history.” Here is an exhilarating chronicle of that history.

Vladimir Nabokov S Lectures On Literature

Author : Ben Dhooge
ISBN : 9789004352872
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This essays focus on Nabokov's lectures on European and Russian literature at American universities, and sheds new light on the relationship of his views on aesthetics to the development of his own oeuvre.

A Study Guide For Robert Louis Stevenson S Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410335746
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide for Robert Louis Stevenson's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Between Religion And Rationality

Author : Joseph Frank
ISBN : 1400836530
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this book, acclaimed Dostoevsky biographer Joseph Frank explores some of the most important aspects of nineteenth and twentieth century Russian culture, literature, and history. Delving into the distinctions of the Russian novel as well as the conflicts between the religious peasant world and the educated Russian elite, Between Religion and Rationality displays the cogent reflections of one of the most distinguished and versatile critics in the field. Frank's essays provide a discriminating look at four of Dostoevsky's most famous novels, discuss the debate between J. M. Coetzee and Mario Vargas Llosa on the issue of Dostoevsky and evil, and confront Dostoevsky's anti-Semitism. The collection also examines such topics as Orlando Figes's sweeping survey of the history of Russian culture, the life of Pushkin, and Oblomov's influence on Samuel Beckett. Investigating the omnipresent religious theme that runs throughout Russian culture, even in the antireligious Chekhov, Frank argues that no other major European literature was as much preoccupied as the Russian with the tensions between religion and rationality. Between Religion and Rationality highlights this unique quality of Russian literature and culture, offering insights for general readers and experts alike.

Irish Slavonic Studies

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ISBN : IND:30000117734370
Genre : Europe, Eastern
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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde And The Suicide Club

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN : 017555207X
Genre : Detective and mystery stories
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""Why did you wake me? I was dreaming a fine bogey tale."" Robert Louis Stevenson's masterpiece of the duality of good and evil in man's nature sprang from the darkest recesses of his own unconscious--during a nightmare from which his wife awakened him, alerted by his screams. More than a hundred years later, this tale of the mild-mannered Dr. Jekyll and the drug that unleashes his evil, inner persona--the loathsome, twisted Mr. Hyde--has lost none of its ability to shock. Its realistic police-style narrative chillingly relates Jekyll's desperation as Hyde gains control of his soul--and gives voice to our own fears of the violence and evil within us. Written before Freud's naming of the ego and the id, Stevenson's enduring classic demonstrates a remarkable understanding of the personality's inner conflicts--and remains the irresistibly terrifying stuff of our worst nightmares. Includes the Famous Cornell Lecture on"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Vladimir Nabokov With a New Introduction by Kelly HUrleyand with an Afterword by Dan Chaon

Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism

Author : Laurie Lanzen Harris
ISBN : UOM:39015068882805
Genre : Literature, Modern
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Excerpts from criticism of the works of novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers and other creative writers who lived between 1800 and 1900, from the first published critical appraisals to current evaluations.

The New Leader

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ISBN : UOM:39015006960713
Genre : Socialism
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The Size Of Thoughts

Author : Nicholson Baker
ISBN : 0701163011
Genre : American essays
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A collection of essays which range from The history of the comma to an amusing account of reading aloud, from a lament on the disappearance of conventional library classification to an appreciation of cinema-going. Nicholson Baker has also written The Mezzanine, The Fermata and U and I

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