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

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  • ISBN: 9780062025814 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0062025813 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 322 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Willam Morrow, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-310) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Motillo brings to life the fascinating times, startling science, and real-life horrors behind Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece, Frankenstein.
Subject: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 > Friends and associates.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein.
Women and literature > England > History > 19th century.
Dissection > History > 19th century.
Human anatomy > History > 19th century.
Medicine in literature.
History, 19th Century.
Literature > history.
Anatomy > history.
History of Medicine

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