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Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus: Home

A Gumberg Library research guide

This guide is designed to quickly connect student researchers to all materials available through the Gumberg Library on Mary Shelley's pioneering and perennially popular cautionary tale, Frankenstein. It will connect the researcher to reference works, print books and ebooks, databases for articles, dissertations, and good content from the Internet. This page will connect the user not just to literary resources, but resources in theology, philosophy, science, and medicine, since this novel has been used as a lens through which to examine ethical and other sorts of issues in all of these fields.

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To access these databases off-campus, you will need to enter your Multipass username and password.

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: A Documentary

Directed by Liam Dale

Frankenstein (1931)

Starring Boris Karloff, Directed by James Whale

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Starring Boris Karloff and Elsa Lanchester. Directed by James Whale


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If at any time you need help with using Gumberg Library resources, please contact Ted Bergfelt, Humanities Librarian, via email or by phone at 412-396-5351, 8:30 am-4:30 pm ET, Monday-Friday. If he is not available, Ask Gumberg