Additional Resources for Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

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Chris Baldick, 1n Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing, Oxford University Press, 1987

Treats Frankenstein as a modern myth and examines the effects of the book on later nineteenth-and twentieth-century writers.

Sandra GIlbert and Susan Gubar, The Madwoman in the Attic, The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary 1magination, Yale University Press, 1979.

A feminist and psycho-biographical reading which emphasizes the place of books in the novel.

M A Goldberg, "Moral and Myth in Mrs Shelley's Frankenstein, in Keats-Shelley Journal, Vol 8, 1959, pp 27-38.

Provides the most conventional reading of Frankenstein's tale as a moral lesson to Walton.

George Levine, "Frankenstein and the Tradition of Realism," in Novel, Vol 7, Fall, 1973, pp. 14-30

Discusses the place of Frankenstein in the tradition of realism in the novel.

George Levine and U C. Knoepflmacher, The Endurance of 'Frankenstein, ' University of California Press, 1979.

A wide-ranging collection of essays about the novel.

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