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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

SparkNotes, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this title offers students what they need to succeed. It provides chapter-by-chapter analysis, explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols, a review quiz and essay topics. It is...

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Mary and Maria
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Mary and Maria

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, Janet Todd

Includes stories that combine passion with forceful feminist argument. In Mary Wollstonecraft's Mary , the heroine flees her young husband in order to nurse her dearest friend, Ann, and finds genuine love, while Maria tells of a...

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The Mary Shelley Reader
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The Mary Shelley Reader

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Betty T. Bennett, Charles Edward Robinson

A collection of the works of Mary Shelley, including the novella Mathilda , selections from her short stories, essays, reviews, letters and poetry. The volume includes a selected bibliography.

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Frankenstein: Retold from the Mary Shelley Original
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Frankenstein: Retold from the Mary Shelley Original

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Deanna McFadden, Jamel Akib, Arthur Pober

From the bits and pieces of dead bodies and the power of electricity, the brilliant Victor Frankenstein fashions a new form of life - only to discover, too late, the irreparable damage he has caused. This title tells the story of...

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Sergio A Sierra, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Meritxell Ribas

Author Sergio A. Sierra and illustrator Meritxell Ribas reanimate Mary Shelleys classic tale. Traumatized by the death of his mother, young Victor Frankenstein vows to discover the secrets of life and death. He assembles a monster...

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Mary Shelley: Collected Tales and Stories with Original Engravings
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Mary Shelley: Collected Tales and Stories with Original Engravings

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Charles Edward Robinson

Beyond question Shelley scholars and 19th-century specialists will value this usefully annotated and carefully produced edition. -- Washington Post

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Muriel Spark

In the summer of 1816, aged nineteen, Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein. A pioneering work of science fiction, it captured the popular imagination from the start. The daughter of radical philosopher William Godwin and pioneering...

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Frankenstein, Based on the Novel by Mary Shelley
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Frankenstein, Based on the Novel by Mary Shelley

Nick Dear

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein's bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Miranda Seymour

Mary Shelley's own life was as dramatic as her fiction. Even had she not (at the age of 19) authored Frankenstein , one of the greatest horror fables in literature, she would be crucial to the study of Romanticism. Drawing on...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Graham Allen

Graham Allen provides both an introduction to and review of the critical responses to Mary Shelley's major fictions, from the Romantic period to the present day, while also pushing debates forward. The book moves beyond...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Helen Edmundson

Presents the tale of Mary Shelley - and how she came to write one of the greatest stories ever told, aged just 19. This title explores Shelley's remarkable life: her controversial philosopher father, her scandalous elopement aged...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Miranda Seymour

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a Washington Post Best Book of 2001, Mary Shelley gracefully moves through the dramatic life of the woman behind history's most legendary monster. The Mary readers meet here,...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Graham Allen

Graham Allen provides both an introduction to and review of the critical responses to Mary Shelley's major fictions, from the Romantic period to the present day, while also pushing debates forward. The book moves beyond...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Johanna M. Smith (Bowdoin College, USA)

This study focuses on the entirety of Mary Shelley's work, rather than simply discussing Frankenstein . It opens with a biographical chapter, then covers topics including Shelley's work in poetry and drama, Frankenstein and ...

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Gris Grimly's Frankenstein
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Gris Grimly’s Frankenstein

Mary Shelly, Mary Shelley, Gris Grimly

Tells the tale of the hubris of Victor Frankenstein, the innocence of his monstrous creation, and the darkest desires of the human heart have never been more vividly represented on the page.

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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Nicholas Marsh

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...

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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Berthold Schoene

In this guide, Berthold Schoene-Harwood provides a detailed introduction to the most important critical debates on a novel that continues to make its mark in the realms of both high literature and popular culture.

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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Nicholas Marsh

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...

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Shelley Et Al : Frankenstein/Dracula/Jekyll & Hyde (Sc): Frankenstein/Dracula/Jekyll & Hyde (Sc)
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Shelley Et Al : Frankenstein/Dracula/Jekyll & Hyde (Sc): Frankenstein/Dracula/Jekyll & Hyde (Sc)

Bram Stoker, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Three horror classics--with an introduction by Stephen King Some of literature's most popular and enduring horror icons in one indispensable tome. @NotoriousDOC Just did a bit-torrent-style grave robbery. My new 'man'...

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Romantic Consciousness: Blake to Mary Shelley
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Romantic Consciousness: Blake to Mary Shelley

John Beer

At the end of the eighteenth century English writers probed the riddle of human consciousness and how it differed from Being in a divine or universal sense. In the first of two studies, now with a new Preface, Beer traces this...

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Bloom's How to Write About Mary Shelley
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Bloom’s How to Write About Mary Shelley

Harold Bloom, Professor Harold Bloom

This volume provides guidance to analyzing and writing about Mary Shelly's Frankenstein.

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Mary Shelley: A Literary Life
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Mary Shelley: A Literary Life

John Williams

Much of Mary Shelley's life reads like a compilation of some of the most sensationalist novels of her time. This book offers an assessment of her literary achievement, set against the background of the evolution of the English...

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: An Introduction
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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: An Introduction

Betty T. Bennett

The author revises and expands the introduction she wrote for Pickering and Chatto's eight-volume set, The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley . It considers the breadth of Mary Shelley's career and familiarizes readers...

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Mary Shelley in Her Times
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Mary Shelley in Her Times

Betty T. Bennett, Stuart Curran

Offers a complex picture of Mary Shelley, emphasizing the full range and significance of her writings in terms of her own era and ours. The book aims to bring fresh insight into the life and work of a writer who spent nearly three...

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Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Donald H. Reiman, Mary A Quinn, Michael O'Neill, Charles Edward Robinson

Poems specially selected by Peter Porter who captures the mood and feeling of Shelly's work for those newly interested.

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Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Donald H. Reiman, Mary A Quinn, Michael O'Neill, Charles Edward Robinson

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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The Percy Bysshe Shelley
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The Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Donald H. Reiman, Mary A Quinn, Michael O'Neill, Charles Edward Robinson

This classic series of poets is printed in deluxe cloth editions. These selections represent the finest works of the world's most eminent poets.

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The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley
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The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley

Esther Schor

In The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley, leading scholars discuss her work in several fascinating contexts.

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The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley
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The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley

Esther Schor

In The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley, leading scholars discuss her work in several fascinating contexts.

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Romantic Consciousness: Blake to Mary Shelley
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Romantic Consciousness: Blake to Mary Shelley

John Beer

Revolutionary thinking at the end of the 18th century prompted major English writers to probe the riddle of human consciousness and how it might differ from being in a divine or universal sense. John Beer traces this question in...

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Strange Creatures: The Story of Mary Shelley
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Strange Creatures: The Story of Mary Shelley

Catherine Wells

A young adult biography of Frankenstein creator Mary Shelley

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The Other Mary Shelley: Beyond Frankenstein
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The Other Mary Shelley: Beyond Frankenstein

Audrey A. Fisch, etc., Anne K. Mellor (Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles, USA), Esther H. Schor (Assistant Professor of English, Princeton University, USA)

This volume comprises 15 critical essays written by some of the most eminent Romantic scholars in academia. The essays survey the oeuvre of Mary Shelley as it developed beyond Frankenstein, and evaluate her career in terms of her...

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Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Part of Alma Classics Evergreens series, this new edition of Frankenstein contains pictures and an extensive section on Shelley's life and works.

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England's First Family of Writers: Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Mary Shelley
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England’s First Family of Writers: Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Mary Shelley

Julie A. Carlson

Life and literature were inseparable in the daily lives of the Wollstonecraft-Godwin-Shelley family. This work demonstrates how and why the works of these individuals can best be understood within the context of the family unit in...

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Mary Shelley: Her Life, Her Fiction, Her Monsters
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Mary Shelley: Her Life, Her Fiction, Her Monsters

Anne Kostelanetz Mellor

An innovative, beautifully written analysis of Mary Shelley's life and works which draws on unpublished archival material as well as Frankenstein and examines her relationship with her husband and other key personalities.

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The Monsters: Mary Shelley and the Curse of Frankenstein
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The Monsters: Mary Shelley and the Curse of Frankenstein

Dorothy Hoobler, Thomas Hoobler

The authors of the award-winning In Darkness, Death share the remarkable true story of Frankenstein's origins and the curse on its creators.

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Mathilda and Other Stories
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Mathilda and Other Stories

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Dr. Jenny DiPlacidi, Dr. Keith Carabine

Mathilda is Mary Shelley's haunting story of an incestuous and fatal love. The narrative traces the teenaged Mathilda's reunion with her unnamed father, and the development of their obsessive bond that culminates in suicide.

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Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Guillermo del Toro, Elizabeth Kostova

In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor himself to the very brink. How he tries to destroy his...

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Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

The scientist Victor Frankenstein, obsessed with possessing the secrets of life, creates a new being from the bodies of the dead. But his creature is a twisted, gruesome parody of a man who, rejected for his monstrous appearance,...

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The Annotated Frankenstein
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The Annotated Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Susan J. Wolfson, Ronald Levao

Published in 1818, Frankenstein has spellbound readers for generations and has inspired numerous retellings and sequels in every medium, making the myth familiar even to those who have never read a word of Mary Shelley's novel....

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The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley and Jane Austen
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The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley and Jane Austen

Mary Poovey

A brilliant, original, and powerful book. . . . This is the most skillful integration of feminism and Marxist literary criticism that I know of. So writes critic Stephen Greenblatt about The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer, ...

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Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Tells the story of a monster that was assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies who develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.

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Mary Shelley: A Chronology
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Mary Shelley: A Chronology

Martin Garrett

This title covers the three main stages of Mary Shelley's extraordinary life: her childhood as daughter of two of the best known radical writers of their age; the travels, losses, tensions and creative achievement of her time with...

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The Last Man
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The Last Man

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Morton D. Paley

In an era of AIDS and biological warfare, this novel presents an apocalyptic vision of an incurable plague that gradually destroys the entire human species. It ends in 2100, 'the last year of the world'. A devastating plague has...

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Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Victor Frankenstein's story is one of ambition, murder and revenge. As a young scientist he pushed moral boundaries in order to cross the final scientific frontier and create life. But his creation is a monster stitched together...

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Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by Frankenstein and denied human...

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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, James Rieger

Includes detailed explanatory notes, an overview of key themes, and more --Cover.

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Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Maurice Hindle

Obsessed with the idea of creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material with which to fashion a new being, shocking his creation to life with electricity. But this botched creature, rejected by its...

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