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Frankenstein : or the modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Maurice Hindle
Publisher: New York ; London : Penguin Books, 1992, 1985.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Horror tales
Fiction
Gothic revival (Literature)
Gothic fiction
Gothic novels
Novela de terror
Novela inglesa
Novela
Named Person: Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Maurice Hindle
ISBN: 0140433627 9780140433623
OCLC Number: 35304457
Description: lv, 260 pages : fasc. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Note on the text --
suggested further reading --
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; a chronology --
Author's introduction to the Standard Novels Edition (1831): Preface (by P.B. Shelley, 1818) --
Volumes 1,2,3 --
Appendix A: Select collation of the texts of 1831 and 1818 --
Appendix B: 'A fragment' / by Lord Byron --
Appendix C: 'The Vampyre: a tale' / by Dr. John William Polidori --
Notes.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Modern Prometheus
Responsibility: Mary Shelley ; edited with an introduction and notes by Maurice Hindle.

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Although on one level this book is a story in the Gothic horror tradition, it is also a philosophic novel influenced by the ideas of Godwin and Shelley and the rationalist Enlightenment.  Read more...

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