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Frankenstein: Myths, Monsters, and Modern Science: Introduction

Frankenstein: Myths, Monsters, and Modern Science

This research guide is part of a campus wide curriculum on Frankenstein, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Classes will explore how the infamous Mary Shelley novel relates to modern themes. Browse the content using the subject tabs above.

Popular Film Adaptations

There have been several film versions of Frankenstein, all of which show a drastically different version of the Monster than was originally portrayed by Shelley. A few of these are listed below. Click the title and then "Place Hold" to borrow from our library system.

Frankenstein (Theodor von Holst, 1831)

Frontispiece to 1831 edition of Frankenstein

Mary Shelley: The Birth of Frankenstein

Understanding Frankenstein

These books will help you interpret Frankenstein. The titles link to our library catalog.

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