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A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (Routledge Literary Sourcebooks)

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Publisher Comments:

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is one of the most widely studied works of English literature, and Frankenstein's creature is a key figure in the popular imagination.

This sourcebook examines Mary Shelley's novel within its literary and cultural contexts, bringing together material on:

*the contexts from which Frankenstein emerged

*the novel's early reception

*adaptation and performance of the work (from theatre to pop music)

*recent criticism.

All documents are discussed and explained. The volume also includes offers carefully annotated key passages from the novel itself and concludes with a list of recommended editions and further reading, to allow readers to pursue their study in the areas that interest them most. This sourcebook provides an ideal orientation to the novel, its reception history and the critical material that surrounds it.

Synopsis:

This sourcebook examines Mary Shelley's novel within its literary and cultural contexts, bringing together material on: the contexts from which Frankenstein emerged; the early reception of the novel; the adaptation and performance of the work; and recent criticism.

Synopsis:

One of the most terrifying and sublime novels of the Romantic period, "Frankenstein" has remained an indelible creation, appearing in everything from B-movies to erotica. This sourcebook examines Mary Shelley's novel within its literary and cultural contexts, exploring the contexts from which "Frankenstein" emerged, the early reception of the novel, adaptation and performance of the work and recent criticism on it. The text also includes carefully annotated key passages from the novel and concludes with a list of recommended editions and further reading, to allow readers to pursue the areas of study that intrigue them.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415227322
Editor:
Morton, Timothy
Publisher:
Routledge
Editor:
Morton, Timothy
Author:
Morton, Timothy
Location:
London
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Horror
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Routledge Literary Sourcebooks
Series Volume:
238
Publication Date:
20020931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.62x5.26x.66 in. .63 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This sourcebook examines Mary Shelley's novel within its literary and cultural contexts, bringing together material on: the contexts from which Frankenstein emerged; the early reception of the novel; the adaptation and performance of the work; and recent criticism.
"Synopsis" by , One of the most terrifying and sublime novels of the Romantic period, "Frankenstein" has remained an indelible creation, appearing in everything from B-movies to erotica. This sourcebook examines Mary Shelley's novel within its literary and cultural contexts, exploring the contexts from which "Frankenstein" emerged, the early reception of the novel, adaptation and performance of the work and recent criticism on it. The text also includes carefully annotated key passages from the novel and concludes with a list of recommended editions and further reading, to allow readers to pursue the areas of study that intrigue them.
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