Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus

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OUP Oxford, Aug 14, 2008 - Fiction - 272 pages
Shelley's suspenseful and intellectually rich gothic tale confronts some of the most important and enduring themes in all of literture—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. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
 

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Contents

May Returns to Skinner Street meets Shelley 16
February A girlchild born prematurely to Mary 17
January A son William born 18
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