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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein : a documentary volume

Author: Darren Harris-Fain
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich : Gale, a Cengage Company, [2020] ℗2020
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 385.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This volume describes the novel and its creation, and the cultural evolution of the Frankenstein story.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, a Cengage Company, [2020]
(DLC) 2019014312
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darren Harris-Fain
ISBN: 9781414462585 1414462581
OCLC Number: 1122751920
Notes: "ISSN: 1096-8547".
"A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book."
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 443 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Inspirations and sources : Mythic and religious texts ; Enlightenment thought and romanticism ; The works of Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin ; The rise of new science ; Travels and tragedy ; The poetry of Frankenstein ; The stories of Fantasmagoriana --
Bringing Frankenstein to life: composition, publication, and reception : The stories of a beginning ; Writing and publishing the novel ; The responses to Frankenstein ; The second edition ; The third edition --
"In the neighbourhood of man": the fate of Frankenstein in the culture : The creature's stage debut ; The response to Presumption ; Other stage adaptations of the 1820s ; The legacy of a "peculiar place" ; "The ancestor of a numerous family" ; Frankenstein goes to the movies: the early twentieth century ; The continuing presence of Frankenstein --
Selected criticism.
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 385.
Responsibility: edited by Darren Harris-Fain.

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