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Biological themes in modern science fiction

by Helen N. Parker

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Biology in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Helen N. Parker.
    SeriesStudies in speculative fiction ;, no. 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3433.6 .P37 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. ;
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2846660M
    ISBN 100835715779
    LC Control Number84008768

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    Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus (), is a combination of Gothic horror story and science book tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a Swiss student of natural science who creates an artificial man from pieces of corpses and brings his creature to life. Modern fantasy literature is a genre depicting abilities, creatures, or settings not found or feasible in the real world. Stories of this kind have existed for millennia, but the genre as we know.


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