Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Book - 2007
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An overview of the work features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical views of the work.

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Perhaps best known for the horror films it has spawned, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, published in 1818 and revised in 1831, is a tale that warns against the "advancements" of modern man and the Industrial Revolution. This still-potent story is given new life with its inclusion in the Bloom's Guides series. A sharp critical overview distills the symbolic essence of the work, while "The Story Behind The Story" section enhances a student's overall comprehension of Frankenstein's historical background.

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Comprehensive reading and study guides provide concise critical excerpts that offer a scholarly overview of each work, "The Story Behind the Story" that details the conditions under which the work was written, a biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list of characters, and more.

Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, c2007
ISBN: 9780791093580
Branch Call Number: 823.7 Sh44b 2007 TEEN
Characteristics: 150 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Frankenstein


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