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Frankenstein in Theory

A Critical Anatomy

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A collection of essays on Frankenstein written by distinguished and younger scholars of Romantic studies, utilizing ambitious critical theories in literary and cultural studies.

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Acknowledgments
Introduction: Frankenstein in Theory
Orrin N. C. Wang (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)
1. Last Words: Voice, Gesture, and the Remains of Frankenstein
David L. Clark (McMaster University, Canada)
2. When Jane Met Mary; or, Frankenstein's Romantic Comedy
Sonia Hofkosh (Tufts University, USA)
3. Frankenstein's Embodied Imagination: Or, the Limits of Embodied Cognition
Richard C. Sha (American University, USA)
4. Non-Binary Frankenstein?
Chris Washington (Francis Marion University, USA)
5. What's Love Got to Do with It? Frankenstein and Monstrous Psychoanalysis
Joel Faflak (University of Western Ontario, Canada)
6. The "very creature he creates": Frankenstein in the Making of Moby-Dick
Samuel Otter (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
7. Finitude, Frames, and the Plot of Frankenstein
Yoon Sun Lee (Wellesley College, USA)
8. Blackness and Anthropogenesis in Frankenstein
Rei Terada (University of California, Irvine, USA)
9. Mediating Monstrosity: Media, Information, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Andrew Burkett (Union College, USA)
10. "A daemon whom I had myself created": Race, Frankenstein, and Monstering
Patricia A. Matthew (Montclair State University, USA)
11. The Smiles That One Is Owed: Justice, Justine, and Sympathy for a Wretch
Erin M. Goss (Clemson University, USA)
12. The Utopias of Frankenstein
Vivasvan Soni (Northwestern University, USA)
13. Is That All There Is? No Regrets (after 1818)
Jacques Khalip (Brown University, USA)
14. Frankenstein in Practice (as Theory)
Sara Guyer (University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA)
Notes on Contributors
Index

Om forfatteren

Orrin N. C. Wang teaches English and Comparative Literature at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. He is the author of Fantastic Modernity: Dialectical Readings in Romanticism and Theory (1996) and Romantic Sobriety: Sensation, Revolution, Commodification, History, winner of the 2011 Jean-Pierre Barricelli Prize.