Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus : annotated for scientists, engineers, and creators of all kinds (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus : annotated for scientists, engineers, and creators of all kinds

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; David H Guston; Ed Finn; Jason Scott Robert
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This new critical edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was developed by leading scholars for aspiring scientists, engineers, and medical professionals. This unique framing will make this a core text in promoting and enhancing interdisciplinary dialogue on the nature, roles, and responsibilities of scientists and engineers in society. To be published in time for the 2018 bicentennial of its original publication,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
novels
Monster fiction
Science fiction
Novels
Horror fiction
Gothic fiction
Frame stories
Fiction
Epistolary fiction
Récits enchâssés
Romans
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2016041014
(OCoLC)958796621
Named Person: Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character); Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; David H Guston; Ed Finn; Jason Scott Robert
ISBN: 9780262340267 0262340267 9780262340274 0262340275
OCLC Number: 985460742
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus Vol. 1 --
Vol. 2 --
Vol. 3 --
Introduction to Frankenstein (1831) --
Chronology of Science and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley --
ESSAYS --
Traumatic Responsibility: Victor Frankenstein as Creator and Casualty --
I've Created a Monster! (And So Can You) --
Changing Conceptions of Human Nature --
Undisturbed by Reality: Victor Frankenstein's Technoscientific Dream of Reason --
Frankenstein Reframed: Or, the Trouble with Prometheus --
Frankenstein, Gender, and Mother Nature --
The Bitter Aftertaste of Technical Sweetness.
Other Titles: Frankenstein
Frankenstein
Modern Prometheus
Responsibility: Mary Shelley ; edited by David H. Guston, Ed Finn, and Jason Scott Robert.

Abstract:

This new critical edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was developed by leading scholars for aspiring scientists, engineers, and medical professionals. This unique framing will make this a core text in promoting and enhancing interdisciplinary dialogue on the nature, roles, and responsibilities of scientists and engineers in society. To be published in time for the 2018 bicentennial of its original publication, this edition will be produced in print and as an enhanced e-book. The e-book will contain the full text of the novel (in the public domain) plus all of the substantial scholarly material that was commissioned and developed for this new edition, including essays by leading scholars, and will be most valuable to students and teachers of ethics. Digital features will include include reader annotation, bookmarking, and multimedia content.

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