The 1818 Text

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2018 marks the bicentennial of Mary Shelley's seminal novel of the scientist whose creation becomes a monster.
This edition is the original 1818 text, which preserves the hard-hitting and politically charged aspects of Shelley's original writing, as well as her unflinching wit and strong female voice. This edition also includes a new introduction and suggestions for further reading by author and Shelley expert Charlotte Gordon, literary excerpts and reviews selected by Gordon and a chronology and essay by preeminent Shelley scholar Charles E. Robinson.
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2018
ISBN: 9780143131847
Branch Call Number: FIC SHELLEY 2018
Characteristics: xxiii, 257 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Gordon, Charlotte
Robinson, Charles E.


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