Frankenstein, Or The Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text by Mary Wollstonecraft ShelleyFrankenstein, Or The Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frankenstein, Or The Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text

byMary Wollstonecraft ShelleyEditorJames Rieger

Paperback | March 15, 1982

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Title:Frankenstein, Or The Modern Prometheus: The 1818 TextFormat:PaperbackDimensions:332 pages, 7.9 × 5.2 × 1 inPublished:March 15, 1982Publisher:University of Chicago Press

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ISBN - 10:0226752275

ISBN - 13:9780226752273

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Table of Contents

Mary Shelley's Life and the Composition of Frankenstein
Frankenstein as Novel and Myth
Selected Bibliography
Note on the Text

Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus
Volume One
Preface (by Percy Bysshe Shelley)
Volume 2
Volume 3

A. Mary Shelley's Introduction to the Third Edition (1831)
B. Collation of the Texts of 1818 and 1831
C. The Ghost-Story Contest
Lord Byron, "A Fragment"
John William Polidori, The Vampyre: a Tale
Illustrations from the Thomas Copy (1823)
Half-title Page
Title Page
Volume I, page 23
Volume I, page 77
Lac Léman and the Region of Mont Blanc