Frankenstein's Science: Experimentation and Discovery in Romantic Culture, 1780-1830

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Christa Knellwolf King, Jane R. Goodall
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Literary Criticism - 225 pages
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Frankenstein's Science contextualizes this widely taught novel in contemporary scientific and literary debates, providing new historical scholarship into areas of science and pseudo-science that generated fierce controversy in Mary Shelley's time: anatomy
  

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Contents

Women and Scientific Literature in the Early
17
Mary Shelley as a Child
33
Frankenstein Scientific
49
Animal Experiments and Antivivisection Debates in the 1820s
71
The Teratological Tradition in Science
87
Electrical Romanticism
117
Evolution Revolution and Frankensteins Creature
133
Electrical Showmanship in the English
151
Science Popular Culture and the
167
H G Wells Percival Lowell and the
183
Bibliography
201
Index
219
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