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Frankenstein : or, the modern prometheus

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Duke Classics, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus, was completed by Mary Shelley at the age of 19. She infused this original novel with Gothic and Romantic elements. Scientist Victor Frankenstein creates a large and powerful creature in the likeness of man, but is disgusted by his own creation and he abandons the being to fend for itself. Spawning generations of horror stories in the genre, Frankenstein is a gruesome warning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Named Person: Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN: 9781620115152 1620115158
OCLC Number: 795581581
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.

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Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus, was completed by Mary Shelley at the age of 19. She infused this original novel with Gothic and Romantic elements. Scientist Victor Frankenstein creates a large and powerful creature in the likeness of man, but is disgusted by his own creation and he abandons the being to fend for itself. Spawning generations of horror stories in the genre, Frankenstein is a gruesome warning against playing God and attempting the engineering of life.

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