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Download The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein PDF by Andrew Smith Full Free and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2016-08-19 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein consists of sixteen original essays on Mary Shelley's novel by leading scholars, providing an invaluable introduction to Frankenstein and its various critical contexts. Theoretically informed but accessibly written, this volume relates Frankenstein to various social, literary, scientific and historical contexts, and outlines how critical theories such as ecocriticism, posthumanism, and queer theory generate new and important discussion in illuminating ways. The volume also explores the cultural afterlife of the novel including its adaptations in various media such as drama, film, television, graphic novels, and literature aimed at children and young adults. Written by an international team of leading experts, the essays provide new insights into the novel and the various critical approaches which can be applied to it. The volume is an essential guide to students and academics who are interested in Frankenstein and who wish to know more about its complex literary history.


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ISBN 10 : 8126904143
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Download T.S. Eliot PDF by Santwana Haldar Full Free and published by Atlantic Publishers & Dist. This book was released on 2005 with total page 153 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: T.S. Eliot : A Twenty-First Century View Intends To Set The Poems And Plays Of The Epoch-Making Poet In The Context Of His Inner Preoccupations As Revealed In The Recently Published Biographical Works On Him. It Is A Masterly Study Of All The Important Poems And Plays Of Eliot Which Are Included In The Syllabi Of Different Indian Universities. The Book Is Comprehensive And Lucid, Including In Its Details All The Possible Ways Of Interpreting Eliot S Poems And Plays. While Analyzing The Previous Trends Of Eliot Criticism, Supplying Full Documents Wherever Necessary, The Book Also Projects The Well-Researched View Of Its Author Who Equates Eliot S Moral Stand With The Kierkegaardian Notion Of Ethical Reality, A Significant Aspect Of Existentialism, And Thus Opens A New Vista Of Research On Eliot. Both The Students And The Scholars Will Find The Book Extremely Useful.


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ISBN 10 : 9781441120885
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Download Shelley's Frankenstein PDF by Graham Allen Full Free and published by A&C Black. This book was released on 2008-10-23 with total page 152 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Mary Shelley's classic gothic novel, Frankenstein, is one of the most widely studied novels in English Literature. Due to its key position in the canon and its wide cultural influence, the novel has been the subject of many interpretations, which require some guidance to navigate. This book offers an authoritative, up-to-date guide for students, introducing its context, language, themes, criticism and afterlife, leading them to a more sophisticated understanding of the text. Graham Allen places Frankenstein in its historical, intellectual and cultural contexts, offering analyses of its themes, style and structure, providing exemplary close readings, and presenting an up-to-date account of its critical reception. It also includes an introduction to its substantial history as an adapted text on stage and screen and its wider influence in film and popular culture. It includes points for discussion, suggestions for further study and an annotated guide to relevant reading.


Download The Kinship Coterie and the Literary Endeavors of the Women in the Shelley Circle PDF

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ISBN 10 : 0820495069
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Download Mary Shelley's Frankenstein PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9780791093030
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Download Mary Shelley's Frankenstein PDF by Harold Bloom Full Free and published by Infobase Publishing. This book was released on 2007 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Perhaps best recognized for the horror films it has spawned, Frankenstein, written by 19-year-old Mary Shelley, was first published in 1818. Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus, warns against irresponsible science, technology, and parenting, and made readers reconsider who the world's monsters really are and how society contributes to creating them. Whether for research or general interest, Bloom s Modern Critical Interpretations furnishes students with a collection of the most insightful critical essays available on this Gothic thriller, selected from a variety of literary sources. Completely updated and incorporating at least 50 percent new material, this convenient study guide—with chronology, contributor biographical information, and bibliography—is ideal for those working on thematic papers.


Download Mary Shelley`s Frankenstein: A Reader`s Companion PDF

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Download Mary Shelley`s Frankenstein: A Reader`s Companion PDF by Santwana Haldar Full Free and published by . This book was released on 2004 with total page 208 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Mary Shelley`S Novel Frankenstein, Now Considered A Novel Of Ideas, Has Made A Great Contribution To The Women`S Writings. The Present Book Offers A Serious Study On The Theme, Technique And Narrative Of The Novel, Highlighting Its Significance As A Classic.


Download Mary Shelley PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9781137096593
Pages : 240 pages
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ISBN 10 : 9781684480623
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Download Transmedia Creatures PDF by Francesca Saggini Full Free and published by Rutgers University Press. This book was released on 2018-10-19 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: On the 200th anniversary of the first edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Transmedia Creatures presents studies of Frankenstein by international scholars from converging disciplines such as humanities, musicology, film studies, television studies, English and digital humanities. These innovative contributions investigate the afterlives of a novel taught in a disparate array of courses - Frankenstein disturbs and transcends boundaries, be they political, ethical, theological, aesthetic, and not least of media, ensuring its vibrant presence in contemporary popular culture. Transmedia Creatures highlights how cultural content is redistributed through multiple media, forms and modes of production (including user-generated ones from “below”) that often appear synchronously and dismantle and renew established readings of the text, while at the same time incorporating and revitalizing aspects that have always been central to it. The authors engage with concepts, value systems and aesthetic-moral categories—among them the family, horror, monstrosity, diversity, education, risk, technology, the body—from a variety of contemporary approaches and highly original perspectives, which yields new connections. Ultimately, Frankenstein, as evidenced by this collection, is paradoxically enriched by the heteroglossia of preconceptions, misreadings, and overreadings that attend it, and that reveal the complex interweaving of perceptions and responses it generates. Published by Bucknell University Press. Distributed worldwide by Rutgers University Press.


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ISBN 10 : 9781783168484
Pages : 192 pages
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Download Mary Shelley PDF by Angela Wright Full Free and published by University of Wales Press. This book was released on 2018-01-15 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Mary Shelley reappraises the significance of Frankenstein alongside other works by Shelley which could be considered to revise the significance and fluctuating meanings of ‘Gothic’ during the Romantic period. It offers scholarly, fresh readings of the 1818 and 1831 editions of Frankenstein, as well as chapters upon the fiction that Shelley composed in between both editions, and during the same decade as its second edition. In its broader examination of Mary Shelley’s work, this study is the first of its kind within the field of Gothic studies. Alongside sustained explorations of Frankenstein, Matilda, Valperga and The Last Man, the volume Mary Shelley reappraises some of the shorter essays and tales that the author composed for contemporary magazines. Angela Wright argues that the time is now right for a re-examination of the extent to which Shelley participated in and redirected the Gothic tradition.


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ISBN 10 : 9783899716955
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Download The Young Reader's Companion PDF

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ISBN 10 : UOM:39015029561571
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Download The Young Reader's Companion PDF by Gorton Carruth Full Free and published by Libraries Unlimited. This book was released on 1993 with total page 681 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A one-volume short-entry encyclopedia containing information about the characters, plots, authors, and other topics found in classic and contemporary books for young readers.


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ISBN 10 : 9781527561762
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Download Romanticism Gendered PDF by Andrea Fischerová Full Free and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2020-11-09 with total page 315 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This study focuses on the six writing men who have been throughout decades regarded as the alpha and omega of British Romanticism: Byron, Coleridge, Keats, Scott, Shelley, and Wordsworth. It sees these men as a representative cohort of their time and examines their letters as results of a reading process. Although letters are usually seen as additional sources of reference in literary studies, in this book they are treated as the dominant information material: correspondence enables to reconsider British Romanticism on the basis of the epistolary communication of the first half of the nineteenth century. The target information from the letters are references to women writers and to their writings. A detailed analysis of the correspondence manages to answer the question whether male Romantics regarded writing women as “provoking” from time to time, as Duncan Wu assumes, and whether the gender identity of the woman author influenced the way male readers read her literary works. The examination of the correspondence thus takes a gendered perspective on British Romanticism. This approach to the target research data discloses a long list of almost 120 names of women writers from different periods and of different literary genres. Whereas the male readers in question have acquired a well-established, stable long-term position within literary history, the women were often marginalized, even forgotten. The study presents plentiful examples proving the discrepancies between what the twenty-first-century reader regards as the core of women’s Romantic literary tradition, and what the Romantic reader did. The following women writers are discussed in the study in detail: Susannah Centlivre, Anne Finch (Lady Winchelsea), Ann Radcliffe, Mary Robinson, Felicia Hemans, Mary Shelley, Joanna Baillie, Maria Edgeworth, Maria Jane Jewsbury, Catherine Grace Godwin, and Emmeline Fisher.


Download The Collaborative Literary Relationship of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley PDF

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ISBN 10 : 9781000024173
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Download The Collaborative Literary Relationship of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley PDF by Anna Mercer Full Free and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2019-07-26 with total page 244 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: How did Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, two of the most iconic and celebrated authors of the Romantic Period, contribute to each other’s achievements? This book is the first to dedicate a full-length study to exploring the nature of the Shelleys’ literary relationship in depth. It offers new insights into the works of these talented individuals who were bound together by their personal romance and shared commitment to a literary career. Most innovatively, the book describes how Mary Shelley contributed significantly to Percy Shelley’s writing, whilst also discussing Percy’s involvement in her work. A reappraisal of original manuscripts reveals the Shelleys as a remarkable literary couple, participants in a reciprocal and creative exchange. Hand-written evidence shows Mary adding to Percy’s work in draft and vice-versa. A focus on the Shelleys’ texts – set in the context of their lives and especially their travels – is used to explain how they enabled one another to accomplish a quality of work which they might never have achieved alone. Illustrated with reproductions from their notebooks and drafts, this volume brings Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley to the forefront of emerging scholarship on collaborative literary relationships and the social nature of creativity.


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ISBN 10 : 9781317426554
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Download The Routledge Companion to Adaptation PDF by Dennis Cutchins Full Free and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2018-04-17 with total page 406 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Routledge Companion to Adaptation offers a broad range of scholarship from this growing, interdisciplinary field. With a basis in source-oriented studies, such as novel-to-stage and stage-to-film adaptations, this volume also seeks to highlight the new and innovative aspects of adaptation studies, ranging from theatre and dance to radio, television and new media. It is divided into five sections: Mapping, which presents a variety of perspectives on the scope and development of adaptation studies; Historiography, which investigates the ways in which adaptation engages with – and disrupts – history; Identity, which considers texts and practices in adaptation as sites of multiple and fluid identity formations; Reception, which examines the role played by an audience, considering the unpredictable relationships between adaptations and those who experience them; Technology, which focuses on the effects of ongoing technological advances and shifts on specific adaptations, and on the wider field of adaptation. An emphasis on adaptation-as-practice establishes methods of investigation that move beyond a purely comparative case study model. The Routledge Companion to Adaptation celebrates the complexity and diversity of adaptation studies, mapping the field across genres and disciplines.


Download The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley PDF

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Download The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley PDF by Esther Schor Full Free and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2003-11-20 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Known from her day to ours as 'the Author of Frankenstein', Mary Shelley indeed created one of the central myths of modernity. But she went on to survive all manner of upheaval - personal, political, and professional - and to produce an oeuvre of bracing intelligence and wide cultural sweep. The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley helps readers to assess for themselves her remarkable body of work. In clear, accessible essays, a distinguished group of scholars place Shelley's works in several historical and aesthetic contexts: literary history, the legacies of her parents William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, and of course the life and afterlife, in cinema, robotics and hypertext, of Frankenstein. Other topics covered include Mary Shelley as a biographer and cultural critic, as the first editor of Percy Shelley's works, and as travel writer. This invaluable volume is complemented by a chronology, a guide to further reading and a select filmography.


Download Handbook of the British Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century PDF

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