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In search of Frankenstein

Radu Florescu

In search of Frankenstein

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Published by New York Graphic Society in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851,
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- Adaptations,
  • Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 -- Marriage,
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851,
  • Horror tales, English -- History and criticism,
  • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Frankenstein (Fictitious character),
  • Scientists in literature,
  • Monsters in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRadu Florescu ; with contributions by Alan Barbour & Matei Cazacu.
    ContributionsBarbour, Alan G., joint author., Cazacu, Matei, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5397.F73 F6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5058954M
    ISBN 100821206141
    LC Control Number74022502


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Books. Florescu, Radu (). In Search of the Pied Piper. Athena Press. ISBN Florescu, Radu; McNally, Raymond T. ().Born: 23 OctoberBucharest, Romania. The book is called Frankenstein, but a huge chunk of it is told from the point of view of the monster. Who's the real protagonist here. Is Frankenstein right to effectively disown his creation.

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