The lady and her monsters : a tale of dissections, real-life Dr. Frankensteins, and the creation of Mary Shelley's masterpiece
Title
The lady and her monsters : a tale of dissections, real-life Dr. Frankensteins, and the creation of Mary Shelley's masterpiece

Author
Montillo, Roseanne

ISBN
9780062025814

Edition
1st ed.

Publication Information
New York : Willam Morrow, c2013.

Physical Description
322 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Contents
The spark of life -- Waking the dead -- Making monsters -- A meeting of two minds -- Eloping to the mainland -- My hideous progeny -- Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus -- The anatomy act -- A sea change.

Abstract
"A ... blend of literary history, lore, and early scientific exploration that traces the origins of the greatest horror story of all time"--Dust jacket flap.

Personal Subject
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851-Friends and associates.
 
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein

Subject
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century.
 
Dissection -- History -- 19th century.
 
Human anatomy -- History -- 19th century.


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