Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years

by Christopher Frayling
Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years
  • ISBN-13: 9781909526464
  • Author(s): Christopher Frayling
  • Subject: Films, cinema
  • Publisher: Reel Art Press
  • Imprint: Reel Art Press
  • Publication Date: 31-10-2017
  • Format: h/b

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£29.95
This book will trace the journey of Shelley's Frankenstein from limited edition literature to the bloodstream of contemporary culture. It includes new research on the novel's origins, with a reprint of the earliest-known version of the creation scene; visual material on adaptations for the stage, in magazines, on playbills, in prints and in book publications of the nineteenth century; series of visual essays on many of the film versions and their inspirations in the history of art; and Frankenstein in popular culture on posters, advertisements, packaging, in comics and graphic novels.
About the book

This book will trace the journey of Shelley's Frankenstein from limited edition literature to the bloodstream of contemporary culture. It includes new research on the novel's origins, with a reprint of the earliest-known version of the creation scene; visual material on adaptations for the stage, in magazines, on playbills, in prints and in book publications of the nineteenth century; series of visual essays on many of the film versions and their inspirations in the history of art; and Frankenstein in popular culture on posters, advertisements, packaging, in comics and graphic novels.

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