Frankenstein: Norton Critical Edition By Mary Shelley
by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
This "Norton Critical Edition" of "Frankenstein" contains the 1818 first edition text. It also includes writings by Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron which place the novel in its historical context, a selection of contemporary critical reactions and 12 modern critical essays.
This "Norton Critical Edition" of "Frankenstein" contains the 1818 first edition text. Only the obvious typographical errors have been corrected. The book also includes writings by Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron and John William Polidori, enabling the reader to place the novel in its historical context. Six 19th-century responses to the novel illustrate contemporary reactions, whilst 12 modern critical essays cover the different aspects (psychoanalytic, mythic, feminist) of the work.
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J. Paul Hunter is Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago. He is the author of The Reluctant Pilgrim: Defoe's Emblematic Method and Quest for Form in Robinson Crusoe; Occasional Form: Henry Fielding and the Chains of Circumstance; and Before Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Fiction. He is author of the first nine editions of The Norton Introduction to Poetry and the long-time co-editor of The Norton Introduction to Literature and New Worlds of Literature.
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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