Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus : the 1818 text in three volumes (Book, 1984) []
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Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus : the 1818 text in three volumes

Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus : the 1818 text in three volumes

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Barry Moser
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [1984] ©1984
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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: Science fiction
Horror fiction
Gothic fiction
Frame stories
Epistolary fiction
Horror tales
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's Monster, (Fictitious character); Victor Frankenstein, (Fictitious character); Frankenstein's monster, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Barry Moser
ISBN: 0520052811 9780520052819 0520053176 9780520053175 0141439475 9780141439471
OCLC Number: 10507358
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: West Hatfield, Mass. : Pennyroyal, 1983, ©1984.
The text of the 1 v. Pennyroyal Frankenstein is based on the 3 v. ed. originally published: London : Printed for Lackington, Hughes, Mavor & Jones, 1818.
Description: xiv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Other Titles: Frankenstein
Modern Prometheus
Responsibility: by Mary Shelley ; illustrated by Barry Moser and with an afterword by Joyce Carol Oates.


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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is one of the masterpieces of nineteenth-century Gothicism. While stay-ing in the Swiss Alps in 1816 with her lover Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and others, Mary, then Read more...

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