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Monstrous Imagination

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674586499

Publication Date: 01/01/1993


344 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 halftones, 2 line illustrations


  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Mother’s Fancy
    • 1. The Renaissance Master
    • 2. Parental Singularity
    • 3. The Age of Imagination
    • 4. Unfaithful Resemblances
    • 5. Monstrous Father: The Birth of Teratogeny
  • Part II. Metaphors of Procreation
    • 6. Unwonted Paternity: The Genesis of Frankenstein
    • 7. The Artist’s Studio
    • 8. Family Undertaking: Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum
    • 9. Idumea
    • 10. Misconceptions
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1995 Harry Levin Prize, American Comparative Literature Association
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