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The Resource Frankenstein : the 1818 text, contexts, nineteenth-century responses, modern criticism, Mary Shelley ; edited by J. Paul Hunter

Frankenstein : the 1818 text, contexts, nineteenth-century responses, modern criticism, Mary Shelley ; edited by J. Paul Hunter

Label
Frankenstein : the 1818 text, contexts, nineteenth-century responses, modern criticism
Title
Frankenstein
Title remainder
the 1818 text, contexts, nineteenth-century responses, modern criticism
Statement of responsibility
Mary Shelley ; edited by J. Paul Hunter
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Language
eng
Summary
[In this text], Contemporary perspective is provided in two supporting sections. "Contexts" includes related writings by Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron, and John William Polidori. "Nineteenth-Century Responses" gathers six reactions to Frankenstein's publication from the years 1818 to 1886, including those by Percy Bysshe Shelley and Hugh Reginald Haweis. "Criticism" is a collection of twelve seminal essays that provide a variety of perspectives on "Frankenstein" by Christopher Small, George Levine ... Marilyn Butler, and Lawrence Lipking
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Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by Frankenstein and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear
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Tone
Writing style
Award
Great American Read, 2018.
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009780
Cataloging source
DLC
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1797-1851
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Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
Dewey number
823/.7
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maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR5397.F73
LC item number
M36 1996
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1040
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1934-
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Hunter, J. Paul
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True
Series statement
A Norton critical edition
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  • Frankenstein, Victor
  • Frankenstein's Monster
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Frankenstein, Victor
  • Frankenstein's Monster
  • Scientists
  • Monsters
  • Women and literature
  • Horror tales, English
  • Scientists in literature
  • Monsters in literature
  • Scientists
  • Monsters
  • Horror tales, English
  • Monsters in literature
  • Scientists in literature
  • Women and literature
  • England
Target audience
adult
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or, The modern Prometheus
Label
Frankenstein : the 1818 text, contexts, nineteenth-century responses, modern criticism, Mary Shelley ; edited by J. Paul Hunter
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-336)
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Text of Frankenstein -- Contexts: Introduction to Frankenstein, Third Edition (1831) / Mary Shelley; Mont Blanc (1816) / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Nineteenth-Century responses: On Frankenstein (1817) / Percy Bysshe Shelley; From the Quarterly Review (January 1818) / [John Croker] -- Modern criticism: [Percy] Shelley and Frankenstein / Christopher Small; Frankenstein and the tradition of realism / George Levine
Control code
ocm33045872
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 339 pages
Isbn
9780393964585
Lccn
95037928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780393964585
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System control number
(OCoLC)33045872
Label
Frankenstein : the 1818 text, contexts, nineteenth-century responses, modern criticism, Mary Shelley ; edited by J. Paul Hunter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-336)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Text of Frankenstein -- Contexts: Introduction to Frankenstein, Third Edition (1831) / Mary Shelley; Mont Blanc (1816) / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Nineteenth-Century responses: On Frankenstein (1817) / Percy Bysshe Shelley; From the Quarterly Review (January 1818) / [John Croker] -- Modern criticism: [Percy] Shelley and Frankenstein / Christopher Small; Frankenstein and the tradition of realism / George Levine
Control code
ocm33045872
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 339 pages
Isbn
9780393964585
Lccn
95037928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780393964585
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)33045872

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