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In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing
The story of Frankenstein and the monster he created is one of our most important modern myths. This study surveys the history of the myth in literature before the advent of film. First examining the range of meanings generated by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in light of images of political "monstrosity" produced by the French Revolution, Baldick goes on to trace the protea ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published July 1st 1990 by Oxford University Press
(first published February 11th 1988)
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