ISBN-10:
019953716X
ISBN-13:
9780199537167
Pub. Date:
10/15/2008
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus

Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus

by Mary Shelley, M. K. JosephMary Shelley
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Overview

Shelley's suspenseful and intellectually rich gothic tale confronts some of the most important and enduring themes in all of literature—the power of human imagination, the potential hubris of science, the gulf between appearance and essence, the effects of human cruelty, the desire for revenge and the need for forgiveness, and much more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199537167
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 10/15/2008
Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 156,357
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin; 30 August 1797 - 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818).

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