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Third EditionMary Shelley; Edited by Johanna M. Smith©2016
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Gain deeper insight into the original 1831 text of Frankenstein by studying the book alongside a variety of additional resources. Approach the book with a more critical eye thanks to supportive essays, contextual documents, and a glossary of critical and theoretical terms.
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Table of Contents
Part One Frankenstein: The Complete Text in Cultural Context
Biographical and Historical Contexts
The Complete Text
Part Two Frankenstein in Cultural Context
Part Three Frankenstein: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism
A Critical History of Frankenstein
Psychoanalytic Criticism and Frankenstein
David Collings, “The Monster and the Maternal Thing: Mary Shelley’s Critique of Ideology”
Feminist Criticism and Frankenstein
Johanna M. Smith, “’Cooped Up” with “Sad Trash”: Domesticity and the Sciences in Frankenstein”
Marxist Criticism and Frankenstein
Warren Montag, “’The Workshop of Filthy Creation’: A Marxist Reading of Frankenstein”
Gender Criticism/Queer Theory and Frankenstein
New Grant F. Scott, “Victor’s Secret: Queer Gothic in Lynd Ward’s Illustrations to Frankenstein (1934)”
Cultural Criticism and Frankenstein
New Siobhan Carroll, “Crusades Against Frost: Frankenstein, Polar Ice, and Climate Change in 1818”
Postcolonial Criticism and Frankenstein
New Allan Lloyd Smith, “’This Thing of Darkness’: Racial Discourse in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein”
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms