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Mary Shelley : the birth of Frankenstein

Author: Mary Downes; Opus Arte (Firm),; British Broadcasting Corporation,
Publisher: London, England : BBC Worldwide, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Creator of a modern monster, visionary of a scientific future, celebrity, sexual experimenter and struggling mother, Mary Shelley is one of the most enduring novelists and one of the most remarkable. The programme discovers how Mary Shelley's personal life influenced her most famous work and why her ideas resonate so clearly today. Nearly 200 years after the book was published, we are still fascinated and sometimes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Downes; Opus Arte (Firm),; British Broadcasting Corporation,
OCLC Number: 1096474395
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed March 06, 2019).
Performer(s): Presented by Robert Winston.
Description: 1 online resource (59 minutes)
Other Titles: Frankenstein :
Responsibility: produced & directed by Mary Downes ; BBC, Opus Arte co-production.

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Creator of a modern monster, visionary of a scientific future, celebrity, sexual experimenter and struggling mother, Mary Shelley is one of the most enduring novelists and one of the most remarkable. The programme discovers how Mary Shelley's personal life influenced her most famous work and why her ideas resonate so clearly today. Nearly 200 years after the book was published, we are still fascinated and sometimes afraid of how far science can take us into the mysteries of life itself.

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