This Norton Critical Edition includes:
The 1818 first edition text of the novel, introduced and annotated by J. Paul Hunter.
Three maps and eight illustrations.
A wealth of source and contextual materials, thematically arranged to promote classroom discussion. Topics include "Sources, Influences, Analogues", "Circumstances, Composition, Revision" and "Reception, Impact, Adaptation".
Eleven critical essays on Frankenstein's major themes, six of them new to the Third Edition.
A chronology and a selected bibliography.
About the Series
Read by more than 12 million students over fifty-five years, Norton Critical Editions set the standard for apparatus that is right for undergraduate readers. The three-part format-annotated text, contexts and criticism-helps students to better understand, analyse and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.