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Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus
Language: de
Pages: 222
Authors: Mary Shelley
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-15 - Publisher: Reclam Verlag

Knapp 200 Jahre sind vergangen, seit Mary Shelley mit "Frankenstein" ihr berühmtestes Buch veröffentlichte. Ihr Romanerstling ist seither zu einem Klassiker der Weltliteratur geworden und hat von seiner Aktualität nichts eingebüßt. Schon Viktor Frankenstein im Roman muss sich der Verantwortung für die von ihm geschaffene Kreatur stellen, mehr noch begibt
Global Frankenstein
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Carol Margaret Davison, Marie Mulvey-Roberts
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-15 - Publisher: Springer

Consisting of sixteen original essays by experts in the field, including leading and lesser-known international scholars, Global Frankenstein considers the tremendous adaptability and rich afterlives of Mary Shelley’s iconic novel, Frankenstein, at its bicentenary, in such fields and disciplines as digital technology, film, theatre, dance, medicine, book illustration, science fiction,
Frankenstein: How A Monster Became an Icon: The Science and Enduring Allure of Mary Shelley's Creation
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Sidney Perkowitz, Eddy von Mueller
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-02 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Few creations have risen from literary origins to reach world-wide importance like Frankenstein. This landmark volume celebrates the bicentenary of Mary Shelley's creation and its indelible impact on art and culture. The tale of a tormented creature created in a laboratory began on a rainy night in 1816 in the
The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein
Language: en
Authors: Andrew Smith
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-19 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein consists of sixteen original essays on Mary Shelley's novel by leading scholars, providing an invaluable introduction to Frankenstein and its various critical contexts. Theoretically informed but accessibly written, this volume relates Frankenstein to various social, literary, scientific and historical contexts, and outlines how critical theories
The Revenge of Frankenstein
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Shaun Hutson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-07 - Publisher: Random House

There is a fine line between obsession and madness and Frankenstein just stepped across it... Escaping the guillotine Victor Frankenstein is now posing as Doctor Stein, altruistic patron of the hospital for the poor. But in a secret basement laboratory he is harvesting body parts from his helpless patients, using