Frankenstein (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism)

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The criticism offered on "Frankenstein" in this volume and the detailed bibliographic and historical textualization, make this book an extensive study of this classic work by Mary Shelley. This book contains five critical essays that introduce major contemporary approaches to the text and are usefully introduced by explanatory notes on each critical approach.

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About the Series

About this Volume

PART ONE: FRANKENSTEIN THE COMPLETE TEXT

Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts

The Complete Text

PART TWO: FRANKENSTEIN: A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM

A Critical History of Frankenstein

A Psychoanalytic Perspective: The Monster and the Imaginary Monster: A Lacanian Reading of Frankenstein; D. Collings

A Marxist Perspective: 'The Workshop of Filthy Creation': A Marxist Reading of Frankenstein; W. Montag

A Feminist Perspective: 'Cooped Up': Feminine Domesticity in Frankenstein; J. M. Smith

A Gender Critic's Perspective: Lesbian Panic and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein; F. Michel

A Cultural Critic's Perspective: Frankenstein of the Nineties: The Composite Body; B. Zakharieva

Combining Perspectives: Reflections of Excess: Frankenstein, the French Revolution, and Monstrosity: F. Botting

Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms

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JOHANNA M. SMITH is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Texas at Arlington.

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