Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus

Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus - Oxford World's Classics

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Synopsis

Shelley's suspenseful and intellectually rich gothic tale confronts some of the most important and enduring themes in all of literture-the power of human imagination, the potential hubris of science, the gulf between appearance and essence, the effects of human cruelty, the desire for revenge and the need for forgiveness, and much more. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780199537167
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Pub date:
Edition: |Reprint
DEWEY: 823.7
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Sales rank: 9995
Number of pages: 239
Weight: 194g
Height: 196mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 14mm