Mary Shelley



Main Details
Author Mary Shelley
Editor J. Paul Hunter
Publisher Series Norton Critical Editions
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Copyright Holder W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Composition Pennset*
Manufacturing by Courier
Cover Art by David Friedrich
Writer M. K. Joseph
Writer Anne K. Mellor
Writer Percy Bysshe Shelley
Writer George Gordon, Lord Byron*
Writer John William Polidori
Writer John Croker*
Writer Anonymous
Writer Hugh Reginald Haweis
Writer Christopher Small
Writer Lawrence Lipking
Writer George Levine
Writer Ellen Moers
Writer Sandra M. Gilbert
Writer Susan Gubar
Writer Barbara Johnson
Writer Mary Poovey
Writer Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Writer William Veeder
Writer Susan Winnett
Writer Marilyn Butler
Identifying Codes
Library of Congress Classification Number PR5397.F73M36 1995
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 823'.7—dc20
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 95-37928
ISBN 10 0-393-96458-2
ISBN 13 978-0-393-96458-5
Printer's Key 8 9 0
Barcode 9780393964585
EAN 5 90000
Format Trade Paperback
Page Count 336 pages
Font Electra with the display set in Bernhard Modern
Language English
(H × W × D)
Chapters Preface

The Text of Frankenstein
Map: Geneva and Its Environs
Title page (1818)
Dedication (1818)
Composition and Revision
--M. K. Joseph · The Composition of Frankenstein
--Anne K. Mellor · Choosing a Text of Frankenstein to Teach

Mary Shelley · Introduction to Frankenstein, Third Edition (1831)
· Letter to [?Fanny Imlay] (June 1816)
Percy Bysshe Shelley · Mont Blanc (1816)
· [The Sea of Ice] (1817)
George Gordon, Lord Byron · From Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto III (1817)
[John William Polidori] · Letter Prefaced to The Vampyre (1819)

Nineteenth Century Responses
Percy Bysshe Shelley · On Frankenstein (1817)
[John Croker] · From the Quarterly Review (January 1818)
Anonymous · From Edinburgh Magazine (March 1818)
Anonymous · From Gentleman's Magazine (April 1818)
Anonymous · From Knight's Quarterly (Aug.-Nov. 1824)
Hugh Reginald Haweis · Introduction to the Routledge World Library Edition (1886)

Modern Criticism
Christopher Small · [Percy] Shelley and Frankenstein
George Levine · Frankenstein and the Tradition of Realism
Ellen Moers · Female Gothic: The Monster's Mother
Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar · Mary Shelley's Monstrous Eve
Barbara Johnson · My Monster/My Self
Mary Poovey · "My Hideous Progeny": The Lady and the Monster
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak · [Frankenstein and a Critique of Imperialism]
William Veeder · The Women of Frankenstein
Anne K. Mellor · Possessing Nature: The Female in Frankenstein
Susan Winnett · Coming Unstrung: Women, Men, Narrative, and Principles of Pleasure
Marilyn Butler · Frankenstein and Radical Science
Lawrence Lipking · Frankenstein, the True Story; or, Rousseau Judges Jean-Jacques

Mary Shelley: A Chronology
Selected Bibliography
Notes Printed in the United States of America
First Edition


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