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  • Publication: FrankensteinPublication Record # 586414
  • Author: Mary Shelley
  • Date: 2012-00-00
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-92793-1 [0-393-92793-8]
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pub. Series: Norton Critical Editions
  • Pages: xviii+524
  • Format:
    tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
  • Type: NOVEL
  • Cover: Frankenstein (1996) • by Caspar David Friedrich
  • Notes:
    • This is an edition of the 1818 text.
    • 2nd edition in Norton Critical editions; second printing
    • The title page reads: A Norton Critical Edition / Mary Shelley / Frankenstein / The 1818 Text / Contexts / Criticism / Second Edition / Edited by J. Paul Hunter, University of Chicago, Emeritus
    • Brackets around a title indicate that the editor assigned this designation to an untitled excerpt.
    • The critical material includes a section headed "Contexts" which contains selections, not indexed here, from Mary Shelley's predecessors and contemporaries, illustrating literary influences on her. They are: The creation narrative from the King James Bible (p. 289); excerpts from Paradise Lost (p. 290); the poems "Mont Blanc" (p. 295) and "Mutability" (p. 300) by Percy Bysshe Shelley; [The Sea of Ice] (p. 299), a description of a glacier by the same; excerpts from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto III (p. 305) by Lord Byron; and the poem "The Old Familiar Faces" (p. 306) by Charles Lamb.
    • Illustrations not indexed below are a map of Geneva and its environs (p. 2); the title page of the 1818 edition (p. 3); and the 1818 dedication page (p. 4).
    • Cover painting is Das Eismeer (c. 1823-24) by Caspar David Friedrich.
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