Frankenstein penetrating the secrets of nature on a dark and stormy night in 1816 mary shelley began writing a story that posed profound questions about individual and societal responsibility for other people. Since that time frankenstein or the modern prometheus has become one of the western worlds most enduring myths the story provides a framework for discussions of medical advances which challenge our traditional understanding of what it means to be human. Frankenstein penetrating the secrets of nature is a traveling exhibit that examines mary shellys story the context in which shelly created the novel how popular culture has absorbed the frankenstein story and how frankenstein illuminates the dilemma of defining acceptable science and medicine. Frankenstein penetrating the secrets of nature accompanies a traveling exhibit of the same name this lavishly illustrated volume begins by highlighting shelleys novel and the context in which she conceived it it next focuses on the redefinition of the frankenstein myth in popular culture. Frankenstein penetrating the secrets of nature an exhibition hosted by booth library eastern illinois university october 17 november 22 2005 this exhibit has closed more about the exhibit developed by the national library of medicine in collaboration with the american library association
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.