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Frankenstein (1818): Web Sources

A list of resources available through Truxal Library for researching Mary Shelley's Frankenstein


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Articles, collection items, biographical information, and more from the British Library

Frankenstein: The Afterlife of Shelley's Circle
From The New York Public Library's Biblion, exploring the connections between Shelley’s time and our own

Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature
An online exhibition from the National Libraries of Medicine

My Hideous Progeny
Information about Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, and gothic literature

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851)
A biography of Mary Shelley and a summary of Frankenstein criticism, from The Victorian Web

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Chronology and Resource Site
Published in the Romantic Circles Scholarly Resources collection, from the University of Maryland

The Shelley-Godwin Archive
Provides access to digitized manuscripts of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, William Godwin, and Mary Wollstonecraft, bringing together online the widely dispersed handwritten legacy of this uniquely gifted family of writers

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