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"James Rieger's Frankenstein is relatively special among editions: it is the definitive scholarly text, and it is also the most readable copy for the classroom and the general reader. . . .The Rieger Frankenstein is very simply the best edition of this tremendously important and popular novel."—William Veeder, University of Chicago

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AcknowledgmentsPrefaceIntroductionMary Shelley's Life and the Composition of FrankensteinFrankenstein as Novel and MythSelected BibliographyNote on the TextFrankenstein, or, The Modern PrometheusVolume OneDedicationPreface (by Percy Bysshe Shelley)TextVolume 2Volume 3AppendicesA. Mary Shelley's Introduction to the Third Edition (1831)B. Collation of the Texts of 1818 and 1831C. The Ghost-Story ContestLord Byron, "A Fragment"John William Polidori, The Vampyre: a TaleIllustrations from the Thomas Copy (1823)Half-title PageTitle PageVolume I, page 23Volume I, page 77MapLac Léman and the Region of Mont Blanc

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226752273
Editor:
Rieger, James
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Editor:
Rieger, James
Author:
Rieger, James
Author:
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
Location:
Chicago ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Horror
Subject:
Monsters
Subject:
Horror tales
Subject:
Frankenstein (fictitious character)
Subject:
Monsters -- Fiction.
Subject:
Frankenstein
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Frankenstein (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
Phoenix ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
Bd. 580
Publication Date:
19820331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
332
Dimensions:
8.08x5.30x.72 in. .78 lbs.
Age Level:
00-19

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