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Frankenstein: The 1818 Text

Frankenstein: The 1818 Text by Mary Shelley
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Jan 16, 2018 | 288 Pages
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“Gordon’s framing is the real standout of the anniversary edition (…) Highly recommended.”
N. K. Jemisin, The New York Times Book Review

Frankenstein is as efficient and resonant a reference today as it was in 1818. . . In this bicentennial year, much will be written about Frankenstein, its adaptations, and whether there exists a definitive or superior version of the novel. . . The 1818 Text is reflective of the thrill and nervous energy that ushered in a new era of science and society. . . But part of what makes it a little unsettling is what makes it so interesting: The chance to watch a 200-year-old novel develop. In a story that’s reflected so much of the last two hundred years, and centers so much on choices, storytelling, and the potential for change, it only makes sense that Frankenstein reflects changes within its own creator”
—Genevieve Valentine, NPR

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