List of Illustrations Introduction The Text of Frankenstein map: Geneva and Its Environs Title page (1818) Dedication (1818) Preface Frankenstein Contexts CIRCUMSTANCE, INFLUENCE, COMPOSITION, REVISION Mary Shelley ? Introduction to Frankenstein, Third Edition (1831) John William Polidori ? Letter Prefaced to The Vampyre (1819) M. K. Joseph ? The Composition of Frankenstein Chris Baldick ? [Assembling Frankenstein] Richard Holmes ? [Mary Shelley and the Power of Contemporary Science] Christa Knellwolf and Jane Goodall ? [The Significance of Place: Ingolstadt] Charles E. Robinson ? Texts in Search of an Editor: Reflections on The Frankenstein Notebooks and on Editorial Authority Anne K. Mellor ? Choosing a Text of Frankenstein to Teach RECEPTION, IMPACT, ADAPTATION Percy Bysshe Shelley ? On Frankenstein [John Croker] ? From the Quarterly Review (January 1818) Sir Walter Scott ? From Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (March 1818) Edinburgh Magazine ? [On Frankenstein] (March 1818) Gentleman's Magazine ? [On Frankenstein] (April 1818) Knight's Quarterly ? [On Frankenstein] (August-November 1824) Hugh Reginald Haweis ? Introduction to the Routledge World Library Edition (1886) Chris Baldick ? [The Reception of Frankenstein] William St. Clair ? [Frankenstein's Impact] Susan Tyler Hitchcock ? [The Monster Lives On] Elizabeth Young ? [Frankenstein as Historical Metaphor] David Pirie ? Approaches to Frankenstein [in Film] SOURCES, INFLUENCES, ANALOGUES The Book of Genesis ? [Biblical Account of Creation] John Milton ? From Paradise Lost Percy Bysshe Shelley ? Mont Blanc (1816) [The Sea of Ice] (1817) Mutability George Gordon, Lord Byron ? Prometheus Darkness From Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto III (1816) Charles Lamb ? The Old Familiar Faces Criticism George Levine ? Frankenstein and the Tradition of Realism Ellen Moers ? Female Gothic: The Monster's Mother Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar ? Mary Shelley's Monstrous Eve Mary Poovey ? "My Hideous Progeny": The Lady and the Monster Anne K. Mellor ? Possessing Nature: The Female in Frankenstein Peter Brooks ? What Is a Monster? (According to Frankenstein) Bette London ? Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, and the Spectacle of Masculinity Marilyn Butler ? Frankenstein and Radical Science Lawrence Lipking ? Frankenstein, the True Story; or, Rousseau Judges Jean-Jacques Garrett Stewart ? In the Absence of Audience: Of Reading and Dread in Mary Shelley James A. W. Heffernan ? Looking at the Monster: Frankenstein and Film Patrick Brantlinger ? The Reading Monster Jonathan Bate ? [Frankenstein and the State of Nature] Anne K. Mellor ? Frankenstein, Racial Science, and the Yellow Peril Jane Goodall ? Electrical Romanticism Christa Knellwolf ? Geographic Boundaries and Inner Space: Frankenstein, Scientific Exploration, and the Quest for the Absolute Mary Shelley: A Chronology Selected Bibliography
J. Paul Hunter is Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago. He is the author of The Reluctant Pilgrim: Defoe's Emblematic Method and Quest for Form in Robinson Crusoe; Occasional Form: Henry Fielding and the Chains of Circumstance; and Before Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Fiction. He is author of the first nine editions of The Norton Introduction to Poetry and the long-time co-editor of The Norton Introduction to Literature and New Worlds of Literature.