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Author Lederer, Susan E.

Title Frankenstein : penetrating the secrets of nature / an exhibition by the National Library of Medicine ; visiting curator, Susan E. Lederer ; exhibition director, Elizabeth Fee ; head, exhibition program, Patricia Tuohy
Published New Brunswick, N.J. ; London : Rutgers University Press, [2002]


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Description ix, 78 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents The Birth of Frankenstein -- The Celluloid Monster -- Promise and Peril
Summary This title highlights Shelley's novel and the context in which she conceived it. It then focuses on the redefinition of the Frankenstein myth in popular culture. The final section examines the continuing power of the story to articulate present day concerns raised by developments in biomedicine
Notes "Published in conjunction with the exhibition Frankenstein: penetrating the secrets of nature, organized by the History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine" - t.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein -- Exhibitions.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Frankenstein's Monster (Fictitious character) -- Exhibitions.
Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) -- Exhibitions.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
Biology -- Research -- Exhibitions.
Medicine -- Research -- Exhibitions.
Frankenstein (Fictitious character) in literature -- Exhibitions
Monsters in literature -- Exhibitions.
Abnormalities, Human, in literature -- Exhibitions.
Scientists in literature -- Exhibitions.
Human experimentation in medicine -- Exhibitions.
Medical ethics -- Exhibitions.
Medicine in Literature.
Genre/Form Student Collection.
Student Collection
Exhibition catalogs.
Illustrated works.
Exhibition catalogs.
Author Fee, Elizabeth.
Tuohy, Patricia.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
National Library of Medicine (U.S.). History of Medicine Division.
LC no. 2003265904
ISBN 0813532000 paperback
0813531993 :