Frankenstein (Annotated); Or The Modern Day Prometheus

Frankenstein (Annotated); Or The Modern Day Prometheus

by Mary Shelley

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Overview

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus , is a book written by English author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was eighteen, and the novel was published when she was twenty. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818. Shelley's name appears on the second edition, published in France in 1823.

This edition has been formatted for your NOOK, with an active table of contents. It has also been annotated, with additional information like an overview, summary, composition, publication, sources, reception, adaptations, biographical and bibliographical information.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151454704
Publisher: Bronson Tweed Publishing
Publication date: 02/22/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 908 KB

About the Author

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English author, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft.

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