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Frankenstein : or, The modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago, 1982.
Series: Library of literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Phoenix edView all editions and formats
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Victor Frankenstein, a young Swiss student of the natural sciences, experiments with inanimate forms, attempting to discover the secret of life. In doing so, he creates a huge, hideous creature which, scorned by everyone because of its ugliness, vows to spend the rest of its life seeking revenge against the human race.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN: 0226752275 9780226752273
OCLC Number: 320972520
Notes: "The 1818 text."
Description: xlv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Series Title: Library of literature.
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ; edited, with variant readings, an introduction and notes, by James Rieger.

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Victor Frankenstein, a young Swiss student of the natural sciences, experiments with inanimate forms, attempting to discover the secret of life. In doing so, he creates a huge, hideous creature which, scorned by everyone because of its ugliness, vows to spend the rest of its life seeking revenge against the human race.

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