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Frankenstein

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780312191269

ISBN10:
031219126X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/14/2000
Publisher(s):
Bedford/St. Martin's
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This series of beautifully packaged and affordably priced editions of classic works of literature from all over the world.encompasses a variety of periods, themes, and authors.

Table of Contents

About the Series iii
About This Volume v
PART ONE Frankenstein: The Complete Text in Cultural Context
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts
3(16)
The Complete Text
19(171)
Contextual Documents
190(47)
Things as They Are, or The Adventures of Caleb Williams (1794)
193(4)
William Godwin
Maria, or The Wrongs of Woman (1798)
197(4)
Mary Wollstonecraft
[On Creation] (1531--1538)
201(4)
Paracelsus
Emile, or On Education (1762)
205(6)
Jean Jacques Rousseau
A Discourse, Introductory to a Course of Lectures on Chemistry (1802)
211(11)
Humphry Davy
The Sorrows of Young Werther (1774)
222(2)
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari (1791)
224(1)
Luigi Galvani
A Galvanized Corpse (1836)
224(1)
Frankenstein's Laboratory (James Whale's Frankenstein, 1931)
225(1)
The Creature and His Bride-to-Be (The Bride of Frankenstein, 1935)
225(1)
The Creature Enchained (The Bride of Frankenstein, 1935)
226(1)
Frankenstein and the Racialized Creature (The Model Man, 1850)
226(1)
``The Brummagem Frankenstein'' (1866)
227(1)
John Tenniel
``The Irish Frankenstein'' (1882)
228(1)
John Tenniel
Charles Ogle as the Creature (Edison's Frankenstein, 1910)
229(1)
Boris Karloff as the Creature (James Whale's Frankenstein, 1931)
230(1)
Christopher Lee as the Creature (The Curse of Frankenstein, 1957)
231(1)
Keith Jochim as the Creature (Victor Gialanella's Frankenstein)
232(1)
The Creature Attacking His Maker (Kenneth Branagh's Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, 1994)
233(4)
PART TWO Frankenstein: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism
A Critical History of Frankenstein
237(25)
Psychoanalytic Criticism and Frankenstein
262(34)
What Is Psychoanalytic Criticism?
262(12)
Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
274(6)
A Psychoanalytic Perspective:
The Monster and the Maternal Thing: Mary Shelley's Critique of Ideology
280(16)
David Collings
Feminist Criticism and Frankenstein
296(38)
What Is Feminist Criticism?
296(9)
Feminist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
305(8)
A Feminist Perspective:
``Cooped Up'' with ``Sad Trash'': Domesticity and the Sciences in Frankenstein
313(21)
Johanna M. Smith
Gender Criticism and Frankenstein
334(34)
What Is Gender Criticism?
334(11)
Gender Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
345(4)
A Gender Perspective:
Lesbian Panic and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
349(19)
Frann Michel
Marxist Criticism and Frankenstein
368(28)
What Is Marxist Criticism?
368(13)
Marxist Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
381(3)
A Marxist Perspective:
The ``Workshop of Filthy Creation'': A Marxist Reading of Frankenstein
384(12)
Warren Montag
Cultural Criticism and Frankenstein
396(36)
What Is Cultural Criticism?
396(14)
Cultural Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
410(6)
A Cultural Perspective:
Frankenstein of the Nineties: The Composite Body
416(16)
Bouriana Zakharieva
Combining Perspectives on Frankenstein
432(18)
Reflections of Excess: Frankenstein, the French Revolution, and Monstrosity
435(15)
Fred Botting
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms
450(19)
About the Contributors
469


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