Frankenstein

Frankenstein

by Dorothy Louise
     
 

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Dorothy Louise's remarkable new adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic story rescues it from simplistic notions of horror and fear. She remains faithful to Shelley's intention to show how the Creature of Victor Frankenstein gradually grows into malignity because of the continual rejection he experiences and the refusal of his creator to respond to his very human

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Dorothy Louise's remarkable new adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic story rescues it from simplistic notions of horror and fear. She remains faithful to Shelley's intention to show how the Creature of Victor Frankenstein gradually grows into malignity because of the continual rejection he experiences and the refusal of his creator to respond to his very human needs. Amateur and professional companies will find this to be the most successful Frankenstein ever adapted for the stage.

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Library Bookwatch
Frankenstein's new look tailors a play for performance and provides a strong plot suitable for contemporary drama.
Stage Directions
Louise's new adaptation…is faithful to Shelley's central point…

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566635530
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
04/25/2004
Series:
Plays for Performance Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,396,939
Product dimensions:
7.08(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.33(d)

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Louise's new adaptation...is faithful to Shelley's central point...

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