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The Resource The monsters : Mary Shelley & the curse of Frankenstein, Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler

The monsters : Mary Shelley & the curse of Frankenstein, Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler

Label
The monsters : Mary Shelley & the curse of Frankenstein
Title
The monsters
Title remainder
Mary Shelley & the curse of Frankenstein
Statement of responsibility
Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the lesser-known literary origins of the Frankenstein classic, describing how Mary Shelley, along with a team of famous contemporaries, was challenged in 1816 by the poet Lord Byron to a ghost story competition
Biography type
contains biographical information
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190149
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hoobler, Dorothy
Dewey number
823/.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR5397.F73
LC item number
H66 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Hoobler, Thomas
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True
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  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Science fiction, English
  • Novelists, English
  • Horror tales, English
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Frankenstein (Fictitious character)
  • Scientists in literature
  • Monsters in literature
Target audience
adult
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Mary Shelley and the curse of Frankenstein
Label
The monsters : Mary Shelley & the curse of Frankenstein, Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0514/2005017908.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-360) and index
Contents
Love between equals -- "Nobody's little girl but Papa's" -- In love with loving -- Crackling sparks and free love -- The most dangerous man in Europe -- The summer of darkness -- "A hideous phantom" -- "I shall be no more..." -- The ghosts' revenge -- A dose for poor Polidori -- The littlest victim -- The hateful house -- Glory and death -- Mary alone
Control code
ocm60767015
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
377 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780316000789
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005017908
Other control number
9780316000787
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
The monsters : Mary Shelley & the curse of Frankenstein, Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0514/2005017908.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-360) and index
Contents
Love between equals -- "Nobody's little girl but Papa's" -- In love with loving -- Crackling sparks and free love -- The most dangerous man in Europe -- The summer of darkness -- "A hideous phantom" -- "I shall be no more..." -- The ghosts' revenge -- A dose for poor Polidori -- The littlest victim -- The hateful house -- Glory and death -- Mary alone
Control code
ocm60767015
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
377 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780316000789
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005017908
Other control number
9780316000787
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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