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Extended Audio Sample A Study Guide to Mary Shelleys Frankenstein, by Richard Kaye
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (462,949 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Richard Kaye Narrator: Julian Sands Publisher: Hachette Audio Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The classic story of 19th-century man's attempt to control nature through science has remained provocative to this day - the possibilities of science have developed to make Mary Shelley's terrifying vision seem less fantastic. This study guide includes background information on Mary Shelley's England, a detailed narrative guide to the novel, dramatic readings, and a critical analysis. Author Richard Kaye has written articles for The New York Times, Studies in English Literature, and other publications. This guide is part of the A+ AUDIO series from Time Warner, an innovative set of study materials that will help you to better understand, appreciate, and enjoy great works of literature. Look for other A+ titles from Audible in the Education section of Personal Development.

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Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Rachel Crotzer | 2/20/2014

    " Honestly, one of the only books I've read that I truly despise. Yuck. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sasha Newborn | 2/10/2014

    " An important book. Mary Shelley is methodical, but also swept up in the Sturm-und-Drang emotionality of the period. Her characters have motivations, psychological depth, passions. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Amanda Sanders | 2/8/2014

    " I love the fact that this is a book that was a book originally published roughly 200 years ago and it's message is still relevant today is why this is a must read for anyone. Shelley talks of how Doctor Frankenstein tries to play God and creates a monster in the process, science taken too far. This is an issue that is still relevant! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Erika | 2/5/2014

    " One of the few books assigned for school that I could actually somewhat enjoy. Though boring at times, and a slight bit less horrifying than one would imagine a great horror story to be, it was still an enjoyable read. Hmm, maybe it was the time period that made it seem less scary than it should have been. After all, it's hard to be scared of something that sounds like a character out of Shakespeare. "

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