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Novel (1 November 2000) 33 (3): 353–376.
Published: 01 November 2000
...SCOTT J. JUENGEL Copyright © Novel Corp. 2000 2000 Works Cited Allentuck , Marcia . “Fuseli and Lavater’s Physiognomical Theory and the Enlightenment.” Studies in Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century 4 ( 1967 ): 89 –112. Baldick , Chris . In Frankenstein’s Shadow: Myth...
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Novel (1 August 2003) 36 (2): 145–175.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., 1993 . Aries , Philippe . Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life . Trans. Robert Baldick. New York: Knopf, 1962 . Baldick , Chris . In Frankenstein’s Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing . Oxford: Clarendon P, 1987 . Balzac , Honoré de...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 421–445.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Alexandra Neel This article examines the spaces still life in Frankenstein , arguing that Mary Shelley draws on this rich visual tradition from its humblest manifestations in the painting of food to its most conceptual in its explorations of light, human perception, and death. Following Norman...
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Published: 01 November 2015
Figure 2. Theodor Matthias Von Holst. Frontispiece for the 1831 edition of Frankenstein , engraved by W. Chevalier. Courtesy of Princeton University Library. Figure 2. Theodor Matthias Von Holst. Frontispiece for the 1831 edition of Frankenstein, engraved by W. Chevalier. Courtesy of Princeton More
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Novel (1 November 2004) 37 (3): 358–359.
Published: 01 November 2004
... the work in question adumbrates a vision of law indirectly-as is the case in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1818). Grossman's reading of Frankenstein is his most compelling, as he examines the legalistic pleas and the contractual language through which the creature appeals to Frankenstein. The...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 432–435.
Published: 01 November 2006
... and stories-within-stories, no doubt partly because it is composed of pieces of text that in some cases go back twenty years (a non-gothic trait: as Brown points out, a gothic novel is archetypically supposed to be made in great haste, like Frankenstein's creature, when the author is young...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 176–183.
Published: 01 May 2010
... the monster’s confrontation with young William ­Frankenstein—the incident that provokes the monster’s first act of homicide—in Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus. This encounter takes place just after the monster has recovered from being shot by the father of a...
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Novel (1 November 2006) 39 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 November 2006
... monster and Victor Frankenstein's lament that he "had begun life with benevolent intentions" yet "had armmit- ted deeds of mischief beyond description horrible" (97). O'Rourke produces a convincing LINDA ANDEXSON I TELLING ALL reading of Frankenstein as...
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Novel (1 August 2011) 44 (2): 297–301.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Frankenstein in the early nineteenth century to Ian McEwan’s Atonement in the late twentieth century. (Chapters are dedicated in between to Dickens’s Bleak House, Forster’s A Passage to India, Woolf’s The Waves, and Lessing’s The Golden Notebook, and a coda moves beyond the novel to examine Orson...
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Novel (1 November 2016) 49 (3): 550–554.
Published: 01 November 2016
... into the Regency with Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein , two texts fairly often paired for their metafictional qualities. Tindal Kareem sees both works as critiquing wonder, and she sees its role in constructing the Romantic myth of the genius as naive in a period of...
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Novel (1 August 2004) 37 (1-2): 201–204.
Published: 01 August 2004
...," "false starts," "lost possibilities," "recessive," and "odd." They include not only Babbage's proposed Analytical Engine, but also the cyborg nature of Frankenstein's monster, the remarkable environmental consciousness that informed the construction of the Crystal Palace, and the surprising fact...
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Novel (1 August 2014) 47 (2): 311–315.
Published: 01 August 2014
... aligned with Robinson Crusoe and Victor Frankenstein as figures with danger- ously liberated imaginations (71–72). ‘‘Like Iago, and like Inchbald’s Miss Milner moreover, Lovelace embraces risk and ‘‘exists at the vortex of an immense surge of moral and physical energy’’ (75). This lush texture of...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 355–359.
Published: 01 August 2009
....” The Other Mary Shelley: Beyond Frankenstein . Ed. A. Fisch Audrey, K. Mellor Anne, and H. Schor Esther. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1993 . 258 -66. Richardson , Alan . “The Last Man and the Plague of Empire.” < http://prometheus.cc.emory.edu/RC/mary/richardson.html >. Accessed 16 March 2009...
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Novel (1 November 2013) 46 (3): 460–463.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., proposition and hypothesis, truth and narrative” (56). A similar reaching for synthetic comprehensiveness is at the heart of “The Novel as Mod- ern Myth,” a bold “thought experiment” that he admits is “provocative” (95). To consider Robinson Crusoe, Frankenstein, and Dracula as modern myths is, I suppose...
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Novel (1 May 2018) 51 (1): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2018
...—focusing respectively on Jane Austen's Mansfield Park , James Hogg's The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner , Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities , William Godwin's Caleb Williams , and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein —trace how legal forms (e.g., manors, easements, entails...
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Novel (1 May 2005) 39 (1): 146–149.
Published: 01 May 2005
... property rights of both groups and indeed to define intellectual property itself in the nineteenth century. Pettitt's book consists of an introduction, which uses Frankenstein to help frame the is- sues under consideration, and five lengthy chapters that span the last three-quarters of the...
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Novel (1 May 2010) 43 (1): 116–123.
Published: 01 May 2010
... Register. Vol. 3, 1797. Rooney, Ellen. “Novel Times, or, the Imitation of Life.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 31.3 (Sum- mer 1998): 286–303. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus: The 1818 Text. Ed. Marilyn Butler. London: Pickering, 1993. Siskin, Clifford...
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Novel (1 November 2015) 48 (3): 400–420.
Published: 01 November 2015
... confront Whilomville with its own monstrosity. The creation mythology of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein resounds throughout The Monster . Young's chapter on Crane (aptly titled “Black Monsters, Dead Metaphors”) represents the most detailed study of the ways in which allusions to...
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Novel (1 May 2012) 45 (1): 152–157.
Published: 01 May 2012
...- tiny of four of his eighteenth-century forebears with an inquiry into the English novel as a transhistorical project. Some of Macpherson’s most illuminating readings are of MacEwan’s work (including Atonement) as well as of Dickens’s Hard Times, and of course Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein—a...
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Novel (1 August 2009) 42 (2): 343–348.
Published: 01 August 2009
... modernity. Unlike Frankenstein, Hogg’s novel situates the birth of its monstrous subject within national history—contemporaneously, indeed, with the troubled birth of the mod- ern Scottish political order. Wringhim is literally a child of the religious and politi- cal conflicts of the late seventeenth...