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Frankenstein

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Don't Reanimate Corpses! Frankenstein Part 1: Crash Course Literature 205

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley | Summary & Analysis

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley // Literature in a Nutshell

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Frankenstein, Part 2: Crash Course Literature 206

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley (1797–1851) that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque, sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was 18, and the first edition of the novel was published anonymously in London on 1 January 1818, when she was 20. Her name first appeared on the second edition, published in France in 1823.