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Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text (Oxford World's Classics)
Mary Shelley

Oxford University Press, 2009

Shelley's enduringly popular and rich gothic tale, Frankenstein , confronts some of the most feared innovations of evolutionism and science--topics such as degeneracy, hereditary disease, and humankind's ability to act as creator of the modern world. This new edition, based on the harder and wittier 1818 version of the text, draws on new research and examines the novel in the context of the controversial radical sciences developing in the ...


Mary Shelley

Penguin Classics, 2003


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Dark Books Limited, 2014

Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


Frankenstein: the original 1818 text
Mary Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

When an eccentric scientist decides to play God with nature, a horror quite unlike any other unfolds. This classic Gothic tale raises questions at every turn: religious, existential, moral and philosophical - all the while maintaining a gripping storyline. This edition of Frankenstein is taken from the original, uncensored text (1818). [Set in 10pt Georgia on executive paper]


Mary Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was eighteen, and the novel was published when she was twenty. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818. Shelley's name appears on the second edition, published in France in ...


Frankenstein (Illustrated), 2014

• This e-book publication is unique which includes detailed Biography and Illustrations. • A new table of contents has been included by the publisher. • This edition has been corrected for spelling and grammatical errors.


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

• This e-book publication is unique which includes exclusive Introduction, Historical Background and handcrafted additional content. • This edition also includes detailed Biography. • A new table of contents with working links has been included by a publisher. • This edition has been corrected for spelling and grammatical errors.


Frankenstein (Hardcover Classics)
Mary Shelley

Penguin Classics Hardcover, 2014

A stunning new clothbound edition of Mary Shelley's infamous work of horror fictio n designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith 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 companionship, sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear. This chilling gothic ...


Rick Walton

Feiwel & Friends, 2012

This laugh-out-loud funny and devilish send-up of Ludwig Bemelmans's Madeline is for little monsters everywhere. Frankenstein is the scariest of all the monsters in Miss Devel's castle. He can frighten anything--animals, parents, even rocks. Until one night, Miss Devel wakes up and runs downstairs to find that Frankenstein has lost his head!


Frankenstein (Collector's Library)
Mary Shelley

Collector's Library, 2010

What happens when Man plays God? Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, a dark parable of science misused was an immediate success on its publication in 1818. Determined to prove he can create life out of nothing, Victor Frankenstein, a brilliant but arrogant scientist, builds a human out of dead flesh. Horrified by his own creation, he abandons the creature—with deadly consequences. Alone, unloved, and hideous to behold, Frankenstein’s monster seeks ...


Frankenstein (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Barnes & Noble Classics, 2004

Frankenstein , by Mary Shelley , is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics   series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics : New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of ...


Frankenstein (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)
Mary Shelley

Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000

This revision of a widely adopted critical edition presents the 1831 text of Mary Shelley’s English Romantic novel along with critical essays that introduce students to Frankenstein from contemporary psychoanalytic, Marxist, feminist, gender, and cultural studies perspectives. An additional essay demonstrates how various critical perspectives can be combined. In the second edition, 3 of the 6 essays are new. The text and essays are ...


Mary Shelley

Intervisual Books, 2010

A young Swiss student discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates a monster who vows revenge on his creator after being rejected from society.


Frankenstein: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
Mary Shelley

Penguin Classics, 2007

A deluxe edition of Mary Shelley's haunting adventure about ambition and modernity run amok Now a Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition with an introduction by Elizabeth Kostova and cover art by Ghost World creator Daniel Clowes, Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel presents the epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his ...


City of Night (Dean Koontz's Frankenstein, Book 2)
Dean Koontz, Ed Gorman

Bantam, 2009

From the celebrated imagination of Dean Koontz comes a powerful reworking of one of the classic stories of all time. If you think you know the legend, you know only half the truth. The mystery, the myth, the terror, and the magic continue. . . . They are stronger, heal better, and think faster than any humans ever created–and they must be destroyed. Not even Victor Helios–once Frankenstein–can stop the engineered killers he’s set loose ...


Frankenstein: A BabyLit® Anatomy Primer
Jennifer Adams

Gibbs Smith, 2014

A BabyLit® Anatomy Primer BabyLit® is a fashionable way to introduce your toddler to the world of classic literature. With clever, simple text by Jennifer Adams, paired with stylish design and illustrations by Sugar’s Alison Oliver, these books are a must for every savvy parent’s nursery library. Jennifer Adams is the author of a dozen books including Remarkably Jane: Notable Quotations on Jane Austen and the popular Y Is for Yorick: A ...


Gris Grimly's Frankenstein
Mary Shelley

Balzer + Bray, 2013

"Grimly enlivens the prose while retaining its power to both frighten and engage sympathy for the monster-creator Victor Frankenstein. This is a richly morose nightmare of a book, a primer for young readers on the pleasures and dangers of decadent languidness."— New York Times Book Review Gris Grimly's Frankenstein is a twisted, fresh, and utterly original full-length, full-color graphic-novel adaptation of Mary Shelley's original text, ...


FRANKENSTEIN (illustrated, complete and definitive 1831 edition)

Classic Mary Shelley: Frankenstein, 2014

The Definitive Edition of FRANKENSTEIN -Illustrated with stunning illustrations and period pictures -Complete, unabridged, and formatted for kindle to improve your reading experience -Includes Mary Shelley’s 1831 introduction detailing the fascinating story of the book’s creation -Linked table of contents to reach your chapter quickly “It has been a wonder to read such a story when I thought I knew all about it, and how it was ...


Frankenstein (Penguin Horror)
Mary Shelley

Penguin Classics Hardcover, 2013

Part of a new six-volume series of the best in classic horror, selected by award-winning director Guillermo del Toro Filmmaker and longtime horror literature fan Guillermo del Toro serves as the curator for the Penguin Horror series, a new collection of classic tales and poems by masters of the genre. Included here are some of del Toro’s favorites, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Ray Russell’s short story “Sardonicus,” ...


Mary Shelley

Bantam Classic, 1985



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