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Radically Both: Transformation and Crisis in Jekyll and Hyde Porn

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses transformation and duality in pornographic adaptations of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Hardcore adaptations of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde utilize the concept ... More


Mysterious Bodies: Solving and De-Solving Disability in the Fin-de-Siècle Mystery

Kylee-Anne Hingston

in Articulating Bodies: The Narrative Form of Disability and Illness in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620757
eISBN:
9781789629491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620757.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that disability becomes fully specimen in the fin-de-siècle mystery, which grants authority to the professional discourses of medicine, science, and law. Comparing Robert Louis ... More


He, I say – I cannot say, I: Robert Louis Stevenson's strange case

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 novel, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, tackles the impact of a late nineteenth-century metropolis and its institutions upon identity. It echoes the elements ... More


Criminal Collaborators: Deacon Brodie and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Audrey Murfin

in Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Deacon Brodie (1880), one of three plays collaboratively composed with his friend W.E. Henley, along with Stevenson’s short story “The Body Snatcher” and his essay “A Chapter ... More


Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Though Fleming started his first long-term contract with MGM at the beginning of 1940, progress on his project The Yearling stalled after his attempts at preparation. In its place, the studio gave ... More


The Gothic Gnome and the Worm of Conscience

Jefferson A. Singer

in The Proper Pirate: Robert Louis Stevenson's Quest for Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199328543
eISBN:
9780190637972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328543.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 6 details Stevenson’s and Fanny’s initial years in Bournemouth, England, where they purchase their first home. Still suffering debilitating illness, and continuing to question his capacity ... More


City Creatures

Tim Youngs

in Beastly Journeys: Travel and Transformation at the fin de siecle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319587
eISBN:
9781781380895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319587.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses British texts published about the city between 1885 and 1900. Focusing on London, it shows how urban conditions led to a view of poorer inhabitants degenerating into ... More


Dissecting the Doctor: Mr. Jekyll, Dr. Hyde, and Robert Knox

Caroline McCracken-Flesher

in The Doctor Dissected: A Cultural Autopsy of the Burke and Hare Murders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766826
eISBN:
9780190252854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766826.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at Robert Louis Stevenson's “The Body Snatcher.” Thoroughly subjected by Scotland and by period medicine, Stevenson writes here as if he has at last escaped the clutch of both, and ... More


Conclusion: Friedrich Nietzsche, Walter Benjamin

James McFarland

in Constellation: Friedrich Nietzsche and Walter Benjamin in the Now-Time of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245369
eISBN:
9780823250684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245369.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding section presents three vignettes that indicate various ways in which the constellation of Benjamin's and Nietzsche's writings illuminate contemporary culture. A discussion of Robert ... More


Hollywood: The Breakthrough Years

David Luhrssen

in Mamoulian: Life on Stage and Screen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136769
eISBN:
9780813141336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136769.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mamoulian's second film, the gangster picture City Streets (1932), was based on a screenplay by Dashiell Hammett with Gary Cooper co-starring with Sylvia Sidney. From there, Mamoulian moved on to Dr. ... More


Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Laura Helen Marks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book argues that pornographic film relies on a particular "Victorianness" in generating eroticism—a Gothic Victorianness that is monstrous and restrained, repressed but also perverse, static but ... More


Mamoulian: Life on Stage and Screen

David Luhrssen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136769
eISBN:
9780813141336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136769.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Armenian-American director Rouben Mamoulian remains one of the most under acknowledged filmmakers from Hollywood's Golden Age. With Applause (1929), Mamoulian restored motion to the movies by ... More


Truly Two: Calvinist Anthropology and the Positive Gothic Double from Christopher Marlowe to John Buchan

Alison Milbank

in God & the Gothic: Religion, Romance, & Reality in the English Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824466
eISBN:
9780191863257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824466.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Chapter 7 outlines the nature of Reformation anthropology as Gothic in the sense of being under the power of the usurper, Satan, and in seeing God as wrathful enemy before justification by faith. It ... More


Sin and Redemption

Michael Ruse

in Darwinism as Religion: What Literature Tells Us about Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190241025
eISBN:
9780190241056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241025.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Jesus died on the Cross for our sins, making possible our eternal salvation. Darwinism likewise stresses our sinful nature and likewise offers hope of redemption. The Darwinian evil side to human ... More


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