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In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing (Revised edition)

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In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing - Baldick, Chris
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This book surveys the early history of one of our most important modern myths: the story of Frankenstein and the monster he created from dismembered corpses, as it appeared in fictional and other writings before its translation to the cinema screen. It examines the range of meanings which Mary Shelley's Frankenstein offers in the light of the political images of `monstrosity' generated by the French Revolution. Later chapters trace the myth's analogues and protean transformations in subsequent writings, from the tales of ...

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In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing 1990, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198122494

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In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing 1988, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198117261

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