Frankenstein

Frankenstein : or The Modern Prometheus

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Description

Shelley's suspenseful and intellectually rich gothic tale confronts some of the most important and enduring themes in all of literture-the power of human imagination, the potential hubris of science, the gulf between appearance and essence, the effects of human cruelty, the desire for revenge and the need for forgiveness, and much more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 130 x 195 x 13mm | 194g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 019953716X
  • 9780199537167
  • 16,024

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Ranked #24 in Newsweek's "Top 50 Books You Should Read to Understand the Way We Live Now"




"The select bibliography by M.K. Joseph is of benefit to our students."--Dr. Darlene J. Alberts, Ohio Dominican College




"This has proved ideal for my Freshman class...compact, inexpensive, clearly printed with margins big enough to scribble in!"--Hilary Kaplan, University of California and Los Angeles




"The best general edition of this classic text in terms of text, notes, and general design."--Barry M. Katz, Stanford University




"Indispensable for the study of Shelley's Frankenstein."--Eric Rabkin, University of Michigan




"Marilyn Butlers introduction was comprehensive and informative and provided a valuable background for my general intro to lit students. The inclusion of the apprndices was also useful and thought-provoking."--Stephanie Wardrop, Colorado State University
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About Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Shelley was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer. In between his day job as one half of the prolific Amazing 15 Studios and raising his two children, Martin Stiff has found time to carve out this timeless and chilling period mystery in graphic novel form.
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