eBook PDF / e-Pub Frankenstein - Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (with notes and critical essays)

Frankenstein - Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (with notes and critical essays) (Rating: 3.77 - 2362 votes)

Reading books Frankenstein - Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (with notes and critical essays) Frankenstein - Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (with notes and critical essays) - Read Online or Download Frankenstein - Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (with notes and critical essays) by Rick Berry Book For Free. Available forma: PDF, TXT , ePub , PDB , RTF, Audio Books Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Paul Cook, Alexei Panshin, Cory Panshin full text books
Title:Frankenstein - Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (with notes and critical essays)
Format Type:Ebook
Author:
Publisher:Phoenix Pick
ISBN:1604504293
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:176
Category:Fiction, Horror, Science fiction, Classics, Gothic, Fantasy

Frankenstein - Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (with notes and critical essays) by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Paul Cook, Alexei Panshin, Cory Panshin

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Frankenstein - Phoenix Science Fiction Classics (with notes and critical essays) The Phoenix Science Fiction Classics series has been designed for the convenience of students Special margins provide liberal space for students to take notes These distinctive trade paperbacks have also been priced to make them one of the most affordable critical series in the market today making them easily accessible to students of all economic means Each book includes notes critical essays chronologies bibliographies and more The timeless cautionary tale of man s overreach with tragic consequences for all Victor Frankenstein obsessed with scientific studies creates and brings to life a creature made from scavenged body parts However unable to deal with the hideous monster he has created Frankenstein flees setting in motion a series of events that ultimately destroys everything he holds dear This edition includes critical essays by acclaimed author and senior lecturer Arizona State University Paul Cook and by Alexei and Cory Panshin adapted from their Hugo winning work on science fiction The World Beyond the Hill

  • Frankenstein: The 1818 Text

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - Frankenstein: The 1818 Text - Mary Shelley s seminal novel of the scientist whose creation becomes a monster b . This edition is the original text which preserves the hard hitting and politi...

    Read Online
  • Frankenstein / Dracula / Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (Signet Classics)

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - Frankenstein / Dracula / Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (Signet Classics) - A scientist oversteps the bounds of conscience and brings to life a tortured creation A young adventurer succumbs to the night world of a diabolic count A man o...

    Read Online
  • The Last Man

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - The Last Man - A futuristic story of tragic love and of the gradual extermination of the human race by plague i The Last Man i is Mary Shelley s most important novel after Fra...

    Read Online
  • Frankenstein The Graphic Novel: Original Text

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - Frankenstein The Graphic Novel: Original Text - Conceived as part of a literary game among friends in Mary Shelley s i Frankenstein i is today regarded as a classic piece of th century literature The story be...

    Read Online
  • Mathilda

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - Mathilda - Mary Shelley s Matilda suppressed for over a century tells the story of a woman alienated from society by the incestuous passion of her fathe...

    Read Online
  • Transformation

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - Transformation - Surely never such had existed before a misshapen dwarf with squinting eyes distorted features and a body deformed till it became a horror to behold b . Having s...

    Read Online
  • The Mortal Immortal: The Complete Supernatural Short Fiction of Mary Shelley

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - The Mortal Immortal: The Complete Supernatural Short Fiction of Mary Shelley - This vibrant collection contains all five of Mary Shelley s supernatural stories and sheds much needed light on an author often credited with writing the first ...

    Read Online
  • Classics of Horror: Dracula & Frankenstein

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - Classics of Horror: Dracula & Frankenstein - DRACULA is an epistolary novel by Irish author Bram Stoker featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula It was st published as a hardcover in b...

    Read Online
  • The Mortal Immortal

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - The Mortal Immortal - JULY This is a memorable anniversary for me on it I complete my three hundred and twenty third year . The Wandering Jew certainly not More than eighteen centuri...

    Read Online
  • Valperga: Or, the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca

    This book Digital ePub PDF Books - Valperga: Or, the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca - Valperga the novel Mary Shelley wrote after Frankenstein is based on the life of Castruccio Castracani Prince of Lucca A brilliant soldier and cruel tyrant he s...

    Read Online
Frankenstein: The 1818 Text, Frankenstein The Graphic Novel: Original Text, Valperga: Or, the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca, Transformation, Frankenstein / Dracula / Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (Signet Classics), Classics of Horror: Dracula & Frankenstein, Mathilda, The Last Man, The Mortal Immortal: The Complete Supernatural Short Fiction of Mary Shelley, The Mortal Immortal
Conceived as part of a literary game among friends in Mary Shelley s i Frankenstein i is today regarded as a classic piece of th century literature The story begins with the journey of an adventurer Robert Walton who saves the life of a man at the North Pole That man Victor Frankenstein tells Walton about his experiments with the creation of life and how he ended up at the North Pole Through this simple plot device Shelley was able to deal with serious real world issues like acceptance tolerance and understanding as well as the universal human need for companionship and love The novel of course inspired a host of films from the classic starring Boris Karloff to i Andy Warhol s Frankenstein i and more recently a series of novels by Dean Koontz This version though slightly abridged retains much of the original dialogue and remains true to Shelley s brilliant vision, Mary Shelley s Matilda suppressed for over a century tells the story of a woman alienated from society by the incestuous passion of her father, b Surely never such had existed before a misshapen dwarf with squinting eyes distorted features and a body deformed till it became a horror to behold b br br Having squandered his wealth the feckless Guido returns home to claim the hand of the celestial Juliet but finds himself censured by her father Petulant at his chastisement his Byronic temperament gets the better of him and he is punished with banishment Plotting his revenge he witnesses a mighty tempest and from the raging sea emerges a strange figure Although he is initially repelled by the dwarfish form before him the stranger soon makes him an offer he can t refuse but by surrendering his identity and selling his soul to this mysterious creature Guido makes yet another fatal error br br A macabre sinister and supernatural tale Mary Shelley s i Transformation i is a masterpiece of Gothic writing It is accompanied by i The Mortal Immortal i and i The Evil Eye i two further stories of the supernatural both of which display the perfection of Shelley s literary craft, This vibrant collection contains all five of Mary Shelley s supernatural stories and sheds much needed light on an author often credited with writing the first science fiction novel Here you will find the secrets of eternal youth souls that exchange bodies and ancient Englishmen and Romans newly thawed out of ice In addition to several stories by Mary Shelley this volume also features a brand new story by renowned science fiction author Michael Bishop which serves as a narrative introduction for this collection br br Mary Shelley s considerable reputation rests squarely on the shoulders of her one great novel i Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus i published anonymously in and revised under her own byline in Her powerful tale of blasphemous creation is perhaps more familiar to modern readers through its many film adaptations as it is from the book itself br br From Boris Karloff s electrifying performance as Frankenstein to Kenneth Branaugh s latest directorial rendering the story has received numerous interpretations which have renewed interest in the book time and time again However Shelley s other works have not fared as well as i Frankenstein i She wrote just a handful of novels of which only i The Last Man i has remained sporadically in print A precursor to such disaster novels as George R Stewart s i Earth Abides i and Richard Jeffries i After London i i The Last Man i follows its protagonist Lionel Verney through a distant future world which has been depopulated by plague br br The shorter works of Mary Shelley have remained difficult to find During her lifetime she published just over two dozen stories only three of which were of interest to readers of science fiction and fantasy In addition to these three supernaturally themed stories two additional stories were published after Shelley s death Roger Dodsworth The Reanimated Englishman was printed in a volume of reminisces by a magazine editor who had commissioned the story thirty years earlier Valerius The Reanimated Roman a story in a similar vein to Roger Dodsworth remained unpublished until when both stories were discovered by Charles E Robinson a Shelley scholar and professor of English at the University of Delaware br br Contents br br The Unexpected Visit of a Reanimated Englishwoman Introduction by Michael Bishop br The Mortal Immortal A Tale br Transformation br Roger Dodsworth The Reanimated Englishman br The Dream br Valerius The Reanimated Roman br br