Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years

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$39.95  $37.15
Reel Art Press
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9.4 X 11.1 X 0.9 inches | 3.25 pounds
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About the Author
Sir Christopher Frayling was until recently Rector of the Royal College of Art, Chair of the Arts Council England, Trustee of the Victoria and Albert Museum and Governor of the BFI. An award-winning broadcaster on radio and television, his books include Ken Adam (2005) and Sergio Leone (2005).
Half scholarly study, half art book, 'The First Two Hundred Years' offers some great details about the story's blockbuster success on the stage, and you-know-this-one glimpses of the movie versions of everyone's favorite monster... Frayling's an old hand at cultural histories, and his wry narration feels like a casual lecture from an aficionado.--Genevieve Valentine "NPR"
Frankenstein: The First 200 Years to Hit Bookshelves by Halloween--Angela DiLella "n3rdabl3"
...amply illustrated history of thenovel and its enduring fascination...Through prints, paintings, ephemera and photography, Frayling traces the creature's visual evolution...between grindhouse film posters, New Yorker cartoons, postage stamps and the excellent woodcuts Lynd Kendall Ward created for a 1934 edition of the novel. The sheer quantity demonstrates just how thoroughly the creature has saturated contemporary culture...--Zoe Lescaze "The New York Times"
Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years Celebrates the Legacy of Mary Shelley's Creation--Jonathan Barkan "Dread Central"
Horror Highlights: Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years--Derek Anderson "Daily Dead"
Horror fans are very well served by Christopher Frayling's, 'Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years'.-- "Sci Fi Bulletin"
Frankenstein: The First Two Hundred Years by Christopher Frayling celebrates the 200th birthday of Frankenstein by tracing the journey of Mary Shelley's creation from limited- edition literature to pop culture standby.--Jones Everett "Publishers Weekly"