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Frankenstein (Colavito): Home
Created for the Dr. Colavito's fall 2018 FYS and EN390 courses.
Victor Frankenstein becoming disgusted at his creation. Illustration from the frontispiece of the 1831 edition. Steel engraving to the revised edition of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, published by Colburn and Bentley, London 1831. The novel was first published in 1818.
Image by Theodore Von Holst (1810-1844) - Tate Britain. Private collection, Bath. Public Domain.
This depiction is the cover of the January 12, 2018 issue of Science. The illustration is by Craig & Karl. The Feature section of this issue is devoted to Frankenstein-themed articles. You can access these articles (volume 359, issue 6372) here.
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