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The Resource Making the monster : the science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Kathryn Harkup

Making the monster : the science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Kathryn Harkup

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Making the monster : the science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Title
Making the monster
Title remainder
the science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Harkup
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. -- Making the Monster explores the scientific background behind Mary Shelley's book. Is there any science fact behind the science fiction? And how might a real-life Victor Frankenstein have gone about creating his monster? From tales of volcanic eruptions, artificial life and chemical revolutions, to experimental surgery, 'monsters' and electrical experiments on human cadavers, Kathryn Harkup examines the science and scientists that influenced Shelley, and inspired her most famous creation
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Harkup, Kathryn
Dewey number
823/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR5397.F73
LC item number
H37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Bloomsbury Sigma series
Series volume
book 31
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Frankenstein, Victor
  • Frankenstein's Monster
  • Frankenstein, Victor
  • Frankenstein's Monster
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Literature and science
  • Science fiction, English
  • Horror tales, English
  • Science in literature
  • Scientists in literature
  • Monsters in literature
  • Science
  • History Of Science
  • Anatomy
  • Science
  • Literary Criticism
  • SCIENCE
  • Popular science
  • Horror tales, English
  • Literature and science
  • Monsters in literature
  • Science
  • Science fiction, English
  • Science in literature
  • Scientists in literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Making the monster : the science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Kathryn Harkup
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http://ebook.3m.com/library/sccld-document_id-qgqwwz9
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part 1. Conception. Enlightenment ; Development ; Elopement ; Nascent -- part 2. Creation. Education ; Inspiration ; Collection ; Preservation ; Construction ; Electrification ; Reanimation -- part 3. Birth. Life ; Death -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Timeline of events
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland on library computers. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk.
Isbn
9781472933751
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • on1021804323
  • (MnSpTMCL)qgqwwz9
Label
Making the monster : the science behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Kathryn Harkup
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/sccld-document_id-qgqwwz9
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
part 1. Conception. Enlightenment ; Development ; Elopement ; Nascent -- part 2. Creation. Education ; Inspiration ; Collection ; Preservation ; Construction ; Electrification ; Reanimation -- part 3. Birth. Life ; Death -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Timeline of events
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Owing to Legal Deposit regulations this resource may only be accessed from within National Library of Scotland on library computers. For more information contact enquiries@nls.uk.
Isbn
9781472933751
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1021804323
  • (MnSpTMCL)qgqwwz9

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