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Frankenstein : complete, authoritative text with biographical, historical, and cultural contexts, critical history, and essays from contemporary critical perspectives

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Johanna M Smith
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, ©2000.
Series: Case studies in contemporary criticism.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This revision of a widely adopted critical edition presents the 1831 text of Mary Shelley's English Romantic novel along with critical essays that read Frankenstein from five contemporary critical perspectives. A sixth essay by Fred Botting demonstrates how several critical perspectives can be combined." "Each critical essay is accompanied by an introduction to the critical perspective and by a bibliography that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Horror tales
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Fiction
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Johanna M Smith
ISBN: 031219126X 9780312191269 0312117620 9780312117627 0312249489 9780312249489 0333914384 9780333914380 0312227620 9780312227623
OCLC Number: 44002150
Description: x, 470 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Frankenstein: The Complete Text in Cultural Context --
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts --
Contextual Documents --
from Things as They Are, or The Adventures of Caleb Williams (1794) / William Godwin --
from Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman (1798) / Mary Wollstonecraft --
[On Creation] (1531-1538) / Paracelsus --
from Emile, or On Education (1762) / Jean Jacques Rousseau --
A Discourse, Introductory to a Course of Lectures on Chemistry (1802) / Humphry Davy --
from The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774) / Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe --
from De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari (1791) / Luigi Galvani --
A Galvanized Corpse (1836) --
Frankenstein's Laboratory (James Whale's Frankenstein, 1931) --
The Creature and His Bride-to-Be (The Bride of Frankenstein, 1935) --
The Creature Enchained (The Bride of Frankenstein, 1935) --
Frankenstein and the Racialized Creature (The Model Man, 1850) --
"The Brummagem Frankenstein" (1866) / John Tenniel --
"The Irish Frankenstein" (1882) / John Tenniel --
Charles Ogle as the Creature (Edison's Frankenstein, 1910) --
Boris Karloff as the Creature (James Whale's Frankenstein, 1931) --
Christopher Lee as the Creature (The Curse of Frankenstein, 1957) --
Keith Jochim as the Creature (Victor Gialanella's Frankenstein, 1981) --
The Creature Attacking His Maker (Kenneth Branagh's Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 1994) --
Frankenstein: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism --
A Critical History of Frankenstein --
Psychoanalytic Criticism and Frankenstein --
What Is Psychoanalytic Criticism? --
Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Selected Bibliography --
A Psychoanalytic Perspective --
The Monster and the Maternal Thing: Mary Shelley's Critique of Ideology / David Collings --
Feminist Criticism and Frankenstein --
What Is Feminist Criticism? --
Feminist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography --
A Feminist Perspective --
"Cooped Up" with "Sad Trash": Domesticity and the Sciences in Frankenstein / Johanna M. Smith --
Gender Criticism and Frankenstein --
What Is Gender Criticism? --
Gender Criticism: A Selected Bibliography --
A Gender Perspective --
Lesbian Panic and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / Frann Michel --
Marxist Criticism and Frankenstein --
What Is Marxist Criticism? --
Marxist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography --
A Marxist Perspective --
The "Workshop of Filthy Creation": A Marxist Reading of Frankenstein / Warren Montag --
Cultural Criticism and Frankenstein --
What Is Cultural Criticism? --
Cultural Criticism: A Selected Bibliography --
A Cultural Perspective --
Frankenstein of the Nineties: The Composite Body / Bouriana Zakharieva --
Combining Perspectives on Frankenstein --
Reflections of Excess: Frankenstein, the French Revolution, and Monstrosity / Fred Botting.
Series Title: Case studies in contemporary criticism.
Responsibility: Mary Shelley ; edited by Johanna M. Smith.
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