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  • Frankensteinby Mary Shelley

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 6.00

    Victor Frankenstein thinks he has found the secret of life. He takes parts from dead people and builds a new ‘man’. But this monster is so big and frightening that everyone runs away from him – even Frankenstein himself! more...

  • Frankensteinby Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818) explores the consequences of our lust for power.  But it is also the story of how the different and the deviant are excluded from human society.  Frankenstein's ''Creature'' is arguably the least monstrous character in t more...

  • Frankensteinby Mary Shelley; Anca Munteanu

    Wiley 2004; US$ 10.99

    In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature. CliffsComplete Frankenstein  is certainly Mary Shelley’s greatest literary... more...

  • Frankensteinby Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.95

    Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus , was completed by Mary Shelley at the age of 19. She infused this original novel with Gothic and Romantic elements. Scientist Victor Frankenstein creates a large and powerful creature in the likeness of man, but is disgusted by his own creation and he abandons the being to fend for itself. Spawning generations... more...

  • The Last Manby Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99

    Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, wrote the apocalyptic novel The Last Man in 1826. Its first person narrative tells the story of our world standing at the end of the twenty-first century and - after the devastating effects of a plague - at the end of humanity. In the book Shelley writes of weaving this story from a discovery of prophetic writings... more...

  • Mathildaby Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99

    Mathilda is narrated from the title character's death bed. She recounts her relationship with her father, who had an incestuous love for her, and his suicide by drowning. Her relationship with a gifted young poet was unable to prevent her emotional withdrawal after her father's death, or the lonely fact of her own dying. Shelley wrote Mathilda... more...

  • Notes to the Complete Poetical Work of Percy Bysshe Shelleyby Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    The Floating Press 2010; US$ 3.99

    A remarkable writer and intellectual in her own right, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley first encountered the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley when she was only a teenager. After fathering three of her children, Shelley drowned during a storm. In this volume of essays and annotations, Mary Shelley provides unique insight into Shelley's body of poetic work. more...

  • The Penny Dreadfulsby Bram Stoker; Mary Shelley; Oscar Wilde

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 25.99

    Blood, gore, murder, and sin—Victorian literature?s darkest horrors await you. The penny dreadfuls were cheap nineteenth-century English stories that featured gothic, lurid, disturbing, and tantalizing content. These horror serials cost a penny per issue, hence their name: penny dreadfuls. The penny dreadfuls often paid homage to—and even inspired—many... more...

  • Frankenstein Or the Modern Prometheusby Mary Shelley

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    In 1814 Mary Shelley journeyed down the Rhine with her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley, stopping in Mannheim near the ruins. The Frankenstein Ruins no doubt served as a magnet to travelers of their romantic temperaments and interest in legends. Whether she was exposed to the ruins at that time or through Goethe's Faust is not known, although she did... more...

  • Frankensteinby Mary Shelley

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 4.95

      No-one in the grip of Mary Shelley's FRANKENSTEIN, with its mythic-minded hero and its highly sympathetic monster who reads Goethe and longs to be at peace with himself, can fail to notice how much more excellent the original is than all the adaptations, imitations and outright plagiarisms which have followed in its ample wake. In her first novel,... more...