Chemistry and the Science of Transformation in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Ruston, Sharon (2019) Chemistry and the Science of Transformation in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Nineteenth-Century Contexts, 41 (3). ISSN 0890-5495

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Abstract

This essay reads the novel in a new way, examining the way that Victor Frankenstein's chemical education (he does not train to be a doctor!) enables his creation of the monster. It reveals that chemists of the period had a different worldview to others where they saw the world in constant transformation and flux. I have written this essay co-written the introduction to the special issue, and co-edited the whole.

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Journal Article
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Nineteenth-Century Contexts
Additional Information:
This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Nineteenth-Century Contexts on 15/05/2019, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08905495.2019.1600793
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Deposited On:
11 Mar 2019 15:25
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