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- ISBN: 9780393644029 | 0393644022
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/8/2021
This Norton Critical Edition includes: The 1818 first edition text of the novel, introduced and annotated by J. Paul Hunter. Three maps and eight illustrations. A wealth of source and contextual materials, thematically arranged to promote classroom discussion. Topics include “Sources, Influences, Analogues,” “Circumstances, Composition, Revision,” and “Reception, Impact, Adaptation.” Eleven critical essays on Frankenstein’s major themes, six of them new to the Third Edition. A chronology and a selected bibliography. About the Series Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format—annotated text, contexts, and criticism—helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need. “A wonderful critical edition. I’m impressed with the quality of the essays. I will use this book in my Brit Lit II survey course.” Mary Thompson, University of Sussex (United Kingdom) “This is a magnificent edition of Frankenstein! The articles selected are really relevant. . . . The notes are also significant and informative, and the materials are equally interesting. Very good indeed!” Dr. Antonio Gonzales, Filologia Moderna, University of Castilla–La Mancha (Spain)