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Visions and Voices: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Re-Animated: Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus

This research guide has been created to supplement the Theme Guides created by Visions & Voices for the upcoming event on April 4, 2019 at 7:30 in front of Doheny Memorial Library in USC's Alumni Park.

Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus

        

From David Plunkert's Mary Shelley Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus: The 200th Anniversary Edition. Beverly, MA: Rockport, 2018.
page 102.

Online versions of the novel

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: A Romantic Circles Electronic Edition edited by Stuart Curran

This scholarly site contains both the original 1818 edition as well as the  revised 1831 edition along with study aids about Mary Shelley, a plot summary of the novel, and samples of Shelley’s influence on popular culture.

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus

Digital facsimile of Mary Shelley’s hand-written manuscript and transcriptions.

The Shelley-Godwin Archive provides the digitized manuscripts of numerous 19th century British romantic writers, including Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley to allow readers to study edits and changes made by authors to learn about the artistic process. This digital project was the collaboration between many cultural history institutions including the New York Public Library, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, Oxford’s Bodleian Library, among others.


Digital Editions of Frankenstein

From Frankenreads
https://frankenreads.org/resources/selected-texts/

 

About Frankenstein

Plot summary of Frankenstein

From Romantic Circles, University of Maryland
http://www.rc.umd.edu/editions/frankenstein/Indexes/summary

Nelly Tucker. Five Things You (Probably) Don't Know about Frankenstein. Washington Post. October 31, 2018.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/five-things-you-probably-dont-know-about-frankenstein/2018/10/30/b07ec328-dc69-11e8-b3f0-62607289efee_story.html?utm_term=.624bbd54745b