Amazon Audible
Shop Amazon

Frankenstein (book)

  • Subtitle: The Modern Prometheus
  • Type: Novel
  • Length: 280 pages



Google Ad
Characters
Places

Timeline

Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1816/06/16 Mary Shelley Author Mary Wollstonecraft begins writing Frankenstein as part of a ghost story competition at Lord Byron's residence in Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Canton Geneva Switzerland
1817/05/14 Mary Shelley Author Mary Shelley completes her novel "Frankenstein".
1818/01/01 Mary Shelley Author With a preface written by Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" is published anonymously by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor and Jones. The run is 500 copies in three volumes, the standard "triple-decker" format.
1818/01/01 Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor and Jones Publisher With a preface written by Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" is published anonymously by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor and Jones. The run is 500 copies in three volumes, the standard "triple-decker" format.
1823/08/11 Mary Shelley Author "Frankenstein" 2nd edition is published in 2 volumes and credits Mary as author.
1831/10/31 "Frankenstein" 3rd edition is published in 1 volume - it is heavily revised and with a new, longer preface written by Mary Shelley.
1849/12/26 "Frankenstein: or, The Model Man", by William and Robert Brough, opens at the Adelphi Theatre for a run of 26 performances. The Adelphi Theatre London

Information »



Particulars for Frankenstein (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Gothic Fiction genre of decaying settings, medieval locales with dark atmosphere of isolation, mystery and terror
Holiday Halloween
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Education Natural Philosophy
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Narrative Arts Speculative Fiction a genre of fiction that encompasses works in which the setting is other than the real world, involving supernatural, futuristic, or other imagined elements

Information
Original Language: English



Shop Amazon
Google Ad

Google Ad