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Frankenstein : A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism

Frankenstein : A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism - 2nd edition

Frankenstein : A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780312191269

ISBN10: 031219126X

Frankenstein : A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism by Mary Shelley and Johanna  Ed. Smith - ISBN 9780312191269
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 2000
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Frankenstein : A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism by Mary Shelley and Johanna  Ed. Smith - ISBN 9780312191269

ISBN13: 9780312191269

ISBN10: 031219126X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 00

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Summary

This revision of a widely adopted critical edition presents the 1831 text of Mary Shelley's English Romantic novel along with critical essays that introduce students to Frankenstein from contemporary psychoanalytic, Marxist, feminist, gender, and cultural studies perspectives. An additional essay demonstrates how various critical perspectives can be combined. In the second edition, 3 of the 6 essays are new. The text and essays are complemented by contextual documents, introductions (with bibliographies), and a glossary of critical and theoretical terms.

Author Bio

Shelley, Mary :


Smith, Johanna M. : University of Texas at Arlington

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

About the Series
About This Volume

Part One: Frankenstein: The Complete Text

Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts
The Complete Text

Part Two: Frankenstein: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism

A Critical History of Frankenstein
A Psychoanalytic Perspective:
David Collings, "The Monster and the Imaginary Monster: A Lacanian Reading of Frankenstein"
A Marxist Perspective:
Warren Montag, "'The Workshop of Filthy Creation': A Marxist Reading of Frankenstein"
A Feminist Perspective:
Johanna M. Smith, "'Cooped Up: Feminine Domesticity in Frankenstein"
New A Gender Critic's Perspective:
Frann Michel, "Lesbian Panic and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein"
New A Cultural Critic's Perspective:
Bouriana Zakharieva, "Frankenstein of the Nineties: The Composite Body"
New Combining Perspectives:
Fred Botting, "Reflections of Excess: Frankenstein, the French Revolution, and Monstrosity"

Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms
About the Contributors

Other Editions of Frankenstein : A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism

Frankenstein by Shelley - ISBN 9780312463182
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - ISBN 9780312044695