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Information on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Frankenstein is one of the most famous movie monsters of all time. Over two centuries since the book was first published nearly every costume store in the world carries some costume version of this figure. The following resources cover all areas of Frankenstein, from the book to the most recent film adaptation.

Electronic Editions

Works by Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, Mary Shelley's Parents

Works by Percy Shelley, Mary's Husband

Romantic Literature and Cultural Contexts

Kenneth Branagh's Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Stills from other Frankenstein movies

Frankenstein is far from forgotten and many college students are still required to read the book. While the book and movie are both interesting, so too are the lives of those people involved with the original author. Their stories are just as important as the classic novel.