Cover of: Mary Shelley's Monster | Martin Tropp

About the Book

"Mary Shelly's Monster" traces the relationship of the characters and themes of "Frankenstein" to Mary Shelly's own life and shows how the figures of the Mad Scientist and the Monster that she created have permeated science-fiction literature and films.

Table of Contents

Prologue "Hideous Progeny" 1
I "The Icy Region This Heart Encircles" 11
II The Waking Dream 19
III Double Vision 34
IV From Mind to Machine 52
V The Monster 66
VI Re-creation 84
VII Frankenstein Descending 106
VIII New Blood 122
IX At the Crossroads 132
Notes |159
A Selected Chronology of Frankenstein Films 169
A Guide to Further Reading 175
Index 187

Edition Notes

Filmography: p. 169-174.
Bibliography: p. 175-185.
Includes index.


Dewey Decimal Class 823/.7
Library of Congress PR5397.F73 T7

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Pagination xii, 192 p., [12] leaves of plates :
Number of pages 192

ID Numbers

Open Library OL5214148M
Internet Archive maryshelleysmons00trop
ISBN 10 0395240662
LC Control Number 75044041
OCLC/WorldCat 1976074
Library Thing 1502559
Goodreads 455150

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