9781909526464 (2)
Author: Christopher Frayling
ISBN: 9781909526464
Format: HB
Extent: 208 pp
Price: £29.95
Publication: October 2017
Publisher: Reel Art Press (Turnaround)
  • Includes new research on the novel’s origins, including reprints of the earliest-known manuscript.
  • Includes visual material on adaptations for the stage, in magazines, on playbills, in prints and in book publications.
  • Includes series of visual essays on many of the film versions and their inspirations in the history of art.
  • Includes Frankenstein in popular culture on posters, advertisements, packaging, in comics and graphic novels.

This book will trace the journey of Shelley’s Frankenstein from limited edition literature to the bloodstream of contemporary culture. It includes new research on the novel’s origins, with a reprint of the earliest-known version of the creation scene; visual material on adaptations for the stage, in magazines, on playbills, in prints and in book publications of the nineteenth century; series of visual essays on many of the film versions and their inspirations in the history of art; and Frankenstein in popular culture on posters, advertisements, packaging, in comics and graphic novels.