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Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
Frankenstein
The annotated Frankenstein / Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ; edited by Susan J. Wolfson and Ronald L. Levao
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR5397 .F7 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Frankenstein's monster (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Scientists -- Fiction
Physical Description 387 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references
Summary A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator, in an annotated edition that offers insights into Shelley's literary and social worlds
This annotated edition offers insights into Shelley's literary and social worlds, and shows how she developed the story of a monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies. The monster develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. The commentary places her work into a fresh light, deepening the readers' understanding of the novel and the Romantic Era in which it was created
Contents Introduction -- Texts and authorship -- Frankenstein; or, The modern Prometheus, 1818. Volume I. Preface/Walton's letters/Chapters I-VII ; Volume II. Chapters I-IX ; Volume III. Chapters I-VII -- Frankenstein; or, The modern Prometheus, 1831. Editors' introduction ; Mary Shelley's introduction ; Sample of revised passages -- Timelines
NOTE 514359
Alternate Author Wolfson, Susan J., 1948-
Levao, Ronald

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