Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818) explores the consequences of our lust for power. But it is also the story of how the different and the deviant are excluded from human society. Frankenstein's ''Creature'' is arguably the least monstrous character in this story of murder, revenge, and isolation.
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Mary Shelley was born the child of two of the most famous free-thinking intellectuals then living, and she eloped with one of the greatest poets of the age. She wrote her great novel, ''Frankenstein'', about human monstrosity as part of a contest between friends during a trip to Switzerland in 1814, at a time when she was consistently either pregnant, nursing, or mourning a dead child, and also struggling with her husband's debt and pursuit of sexual relationships with other women.
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press. Condizione libro: Good. Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. Codice libro della libreria Z1-I-017-01184
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press 1969-09, 1969. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. New edition. Removable protective film over the jacket. The book is clean and readable throughout, a decent copy. Hardcover. Codice libro della libreria 004277-14
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, Great Britain, 1969. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Good. 1st Edition. 1st Printing of the 1969 OUP Oxford English Novels 1st Edition Thus. Edited, with introduction, by M. K. Joseph. Ex-library copy, Book has typical indicators: evidence of filing sticker removal from Cover spine and rear panel, inked-out library identifier on front pastedown, stamp on ffep,libary sticker on Cover rear panel, residue from removal of card pocket on rear pastedown; no markings to text block and edges. Book is mildly and uniformly age toned, and has inked mark-out on rear pastedown, inked notations on last page of Explanatory Notes, gauze betw front pastedown and flyleaf beginning to show, and slight slant. Cover is clean and bright, with mild shelving bumping to corners, headband and tail, and clear, crisp and distinctly bold bronze stamped lettering and artwork on the spine. Dust Jacket is unclipped (still showing original GBP £1.50p net / 30s. net pricing) and lightly age toned, with minor chipping and rubbing. (Please see Seller images). Cover shows SBN 192553259. ShiroBooks, independent bookseller, takes prides in accurate descriptions, careful wrapping and safe shipping. CONTACT SHIROBOOKS PRIOR TO ORDERING if any questions or for more information, details or photos. Codice libro della libreria 001640
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria 97801925532563.0