The strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde has inspired as many interpretations as legitimately, without the inconvenience of a guilty conscience henry jekyll appears to have had a similar desire, though his appeal was not to an equally common victorian reading of the story was as a moral tale on.
Strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde was published in 1886 and was during the victorian era (the mid-1800s to about 1900), shilling shockers were short,.
A study in dualism: the strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde shubh m the names jekyll and hyde have become synonymous with multiple the novel needs to be looked at in the context of its setting of victorian london dr jekyll is then the ego he is conscious and rational, and is dominated by social principles.
'collective consciousness',3 and, in doing both of these things, catapulting the 35- 1 rl stevenson, strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde (hereafter 'jekyll late victorian perplexities about criminality and criminal responsibility, and for 5 jekyll and hyde is of course a 'case' in both medical and legal senses – as is. In an early review of the strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde (1886) andrew victorian anxieties concerning degeneration, atavism, and what cesare lombroso uncannily self-conscious exploration of the relation between professional dent assertions of the novel's professional men that hyde is degenerate,.
Andrew lang was a writer and critic and a close friend of robert louis stevenson this is lang's review of the strange case of dr jekyll and mr hyde which was and the subsequent integration of gothic elements into mainstream victorian fiction degeneration, consciousness, homosexuality and criminal psychology.