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Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus / Edition 1

Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus / Edition 1

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by Mary Shelley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0226752275

ISBN-13: 9780226752273

Pub. Date: 03/28/1982

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The epic battle between man and monster reaches its greatest pitch in the famous story of FRANKENSTEIN. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor himself to the very brink. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys

Overview

The epic battle between man and monster reaches its greatest pitch in the famous story of FRANKENSTEIN. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor himself to the very brink. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship …and horror.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226752273
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
03/28/1982
Edition description:
1818 Text Edition
Pages:
332
Sales rank:
1,088,076
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.08(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
Up to 18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Mary Shelley's Life and the Composition of Frankenstein
Frankenstein as Novel and Myth
Selected Bibliography
Note on the Text

Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus
Volume One
Dedication
Preface (by Percy Bysshe Shelley)
Text
Volume 2
Volume 3

Appendices
A. Mary Shelley's Introduction to the Third Edition (1831)
B. Collation of the Texts of 1818 and 1831
C. The Ghost-Story Contest
Lord Byron, "A Fragment"
John William Polidori, The Vampyre: a Tale
Illustrations from the Thomas Copy (1823)
Half-title Page
Title Page
Volume I, page 23
Volume I, page 77
Map
Lac Léman and the Region of Mont Blanc

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