Frankenstein, 1st Edition

  • Kris Hirschmann
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  • ISBN-10: 1601523181
  • ISBN-13: 9781601523181
  • DDC: 823.7
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released July 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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The monster known as Frankenstein has been haunting humankind's nightmares for nearly 200 years. This book takes readers on a journey through this creature's horrifying history. From his literary birth in 1818 to his reanimation in countless movies, plays, TV shows, novelizations, and various pop-culture phenomena, author Mary Shelley's creation has proved his continuing ability to appall and entertain the public. In the process, he has earned a spot on any list of historyÕs most notorious monsters.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Taking His Creator’s Name.
1: A Nightmare Comes True.
2: Anatomy of a Monster.
3: Retelling the Tale on Stage and Screen.
4: Frankenstein in Popular Culture.
Source Notes.
For Further Exploration.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.