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Gothic Classics

Mary Shelley

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This collection of Barnes & Noble Classics comprises the most famous group of gothic horror tales in our language:• Frankenstein Nearly two centuries have not dulled the appeal of Mary Shelleys classic tale of one mans attempt to manipulateMoreThis collection of Barnes & Noble Classics comprises the most famous group of gothic horror tales in our language:• Frankenstein Nearly two centuries have not dulled the appeal of Mary Shelleys classic tale of one mans attempt to manipulate nature.• The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Stories Robert Louis Stevensons riveting novella of a terrifying split personality has already inspired more than 120 film adaptations. This collection also includes some of the authors grimmest short fiction, including The Suicide Club, The Body Snatcher, Lodging for the Night, Thrawn Janet, and Markham.• The Essential Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe This 688-page omnibus anthology offers a generous selection of Poes short stories, including his classics The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Purloined Letter, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Gold-Bug, and The Black Cat. In addition, it includes lesser known tales and his most beloved poems, including Annabel Lee, The Raven, and The Bells.• Dracula From the account of Jonathan Harkers arrival at Count Draculas Transylvanian castle to Lucys vampiric transformation, Bram Stokers classic story of the return of the dead has served as the model for hundreds of adaptations.The Barnes & Noble Classics series offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics series:• New introductions commissioned from todays top writers and scholars• Biographies of the authors• Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events• Footnotes and endnotes• Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work• Comments by other famous authors• Study questions to challenge the readers viewpoints and expectations• Bibliographies for further reading• Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate