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Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Marilyn Butler
Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto, 1992.
Series: Pickering Women's Classics Series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In "Frankenstein" - the story of an ambitious young scientist and the monster he unleashes - Mary Shelley (1797-1851) questions the mystery of nature and the "principle of life". She provides a moral  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Marilyn Butler
ISBN: 1851960511 9781851960514
OCLC Number: 841857606
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Select Bibliography Note on the Text Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus (1818) Dedication to Godwin Original title page Preface by Percy Bysshe Shelley Text A. The Third Edition (1831): Substantive Changes B. Author's Introduction to the Standard Novel Edition (1831) C. The Quarterly Review and Radical Science Notes
Series Title: Pickering Women's Classics Series.
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ; edited by Marilyn Butler.
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