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Mary Shelley S Frankenstein

Author : Harold Bloom
ISBN : 9781438139999
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Provides a collection of critical essays bringing various interpretations to the novel about a monster created by a scientist.

Mary Shelley S Frankenstein

Author : Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN : 9789380028248
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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In graphic novel format, tells Shelley's story of a scientist who creates life with unintended consequences.
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Frankenstein Revisited

Author : Miriam Borham Puyal
ISBN : 9788413110509
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Este volumen busca reivindicar el legado de Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley y celebrar los doscientos años de la publicación de su obra maestra, Frankenstein o el Moderno Prometeo (1818). Para ello, expone la permeabilidad del mito del científico y su criatura a través de una serie en ensayos que exploran adaptaciones contemporáneas en diversos medios (literatura, cine, televisión, videojuegos, YouTube) que demuestran la relevancia de Frankenstein en nuestros días. Los capítulos permiten al lector conocer las reescrituras populares del teatro del siglo XIX y su impacto en la ficción cinematográfica más reciente; descubrir la influencia de Shelley sobre otras escritoras con un inmenso legado, como es Margaret Atwood; reconocer las distintas apropiaciones del mito en los videojuegos y su reescritura en nuevos formatos audiovisuales; y, finalmente, mostrar cómo la intertextualidad con la novela de Shelley permite enriquecer narrativas que quizá parezcan más lejanas a simple vista. Este es, pues, un volumen esencial para quienes se interesen por las reescrituras contemporáneas del mito, con especial énfasis en la cultura popular o las nuevas plataformas de creación. Borham Puyal, Miriam (ed.). Frankestein revisited : the legacy of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Endurance Of Frankenstein

Author : George Levine
ISBN : 0520046404
Genre : Literary Criticism
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MARY SHELLEY's Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus grew out of a parlor game and a nightmare vision. The story of the book's origin is a famous one, first told in the introduction Mary Shelley wrote for the 1831 edition of the novel. The two Shelleys, Byron, Mary's stepsister Claire Clairmont, and John William Polidori (Byron's physician) spent a "wet, ungenial summer in the Swiss Alps." Byron suggested that "each write a ghost story." If one is to trust Mary Shelley's account (and James Rieger has shown the untrustworthiness of its chronology and particulars), only she and "poor Polidori" took the contest seriously. The two "illustrious poets," according to her, "annoyed by the platitude of prose, speedily relinquished their uncongenial task." Polidori, too, is made to seem careless, unable to handle his story of a "skull-headed lady." Though Mary Shelley is just as deprecating when she speaks of her own "tiresome unlucky ghost story," she also suggests that its sources went deeper. Her truant muse became active as soon as she fastened on the "idea" of "making only a transcript of the grim terrors of my waking dream": "'I have found it! What terrified me will terrify others."' The twelve essays in this collection attest to the endurance of Mary Shelley's "waking dream." Appropriately, though less romantically, this book also grew out of a playful conversation at a party. When several of the contributors to this book discovered that they were all closet aficionados of Mary Shelley's novel, they decided that a book might be written in which each contributor-contestant might try to account for the persistent hold that Frankenstein continues to exercise on the popular imagination. Within a few months, two films--Warhol's Frankenstein and Mel Brooks's Young Frankenstein--and the Hall-Landau and Isherwood-Bachardy television versions of the novel appeared to remind us of our blunted purpose. These manifestations were an auspicious sign and resulted in the book Endurance of Frankenstein.
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Frankenstein Or The Modern Prometheus

Author : Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Genre : Galvanic skin response
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Frankenstein was published in 1818, the work of a 21-year-old genius named Mary Shelley. Hundreds of movies, adaptations, and monster masks later, its reputation remains so lively that the title has become its own word in the English language. Victor Frankenstein, a scientist, discovers the secret of reanimating the dead. After he rejects his hideous creation, not even the farthest poles of the earth will keep his bitter monster from seeking an inhuman revenge. Inspired by a uniquely Romantic view of science’s possibilities, Shelley’s masterpiece ultimately wrestles with the hidden shadows of the human mind.
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A Study Guide New Edition For Mary Shelley S Frankenstein

Author : Gale, Cengage
ISBN : 9780028665757
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide (New Edition) for Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs."
Category: Literary Criticism

Mary Shelley Frankenstein

Author : Nicholas Marsh
ISBN : 9781137037633
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This study focuses on how Frankenstein works: how the story is told and why it is so rich and gripping. Part I uses carefully selected short extracts for close textual analysis, while Part II examines Shelley's life, the historical and literary contexts of the novel, and offers a sample of key criticism.
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Author : Mary Shelley
ISBN : 9788193545829
Genre : Fiction
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Few creatures of horror have seized readers' imaginations and held them for so long as the anguished monster of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. The story of Victor Frankenstein's terrible creation and the havoc it caused has enthralled generations of readers and inspired countless writers of horror and suspense. Considering the novel's enduring success, it is remarkable that it began merely as a whim of Lord Byron's.
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The Making Of Mary Shelley S Frankenstein

Author : Daisy Hay
ISBN : 1851244867
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'Invention ... does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos'- Mary ShelleyIn the 200 years since its first publication, the story of Frankenstein's creation during stormy days and nights at Byron's Villa Diodati on Lake Geneva has become literary legend. In this book, Daisy Hay returns to the objects and manuscripts of the novel's genesis in order to assemble its story anew.Frankenstein was inspired by the extraordinary people surrounding the eighteen-year-old author and by the places and historical dramas that formed the backdrop of her youth. Featuring manuscripts, portraits, illustrations and artefacts, The Making of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein explores the novel's time and place, its people, the relics of its long afterlife and the notebooks in which it was created. Hay strips Frankenstein back to its constituent parts revealing an uneven novel written by a young woman deeply engaged in the process of working out what she thought about the pressing issues of her time: science, politics, religion, slavery, maternity, the imagination, creativity and community. This is a compelling and innovative biography of the novel for all those fascinated by its essential, brilliant chaos.
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Frankenstein Or The Modern Prometheus

Author : Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
ISBN : 9780307474421
Genre : Frankenstein (Fictitious character)
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A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.
Category: Frankenstein (Fictitious character)