Hideous Progenies: Dramatizations of Frankenstein from Mary Shelley to the Present

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HIDEOUS
PROGENIES

Dramatizations of Frankenstein
from Mary Shelley to the Present

STEVEN EARL FORRY

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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS

PHILADELPHIA

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Hideous Progenies: Dramatizations of Frankenstein from Mary Shelley to the Present
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Preface ix
  • Notes xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Part I Historical Introduction 1
  • 1: Melodrama and Burlesque 3
  • 2: Frankenstein Amid the Populace 43
  • 3: Reviving Frankenstein in the Twentieth Century 79
  • 4: Afterword and List of Plays, 1821-1986 107
  • Textual Note 131
  • Richard Brinsley Peake Presumption; Or, the Fate of Frankenstein (1823) 135
  • Richard Brinsley Peake Presumption; Or, the Fate of Frankenstein (1823) 136
  • Scene II 140
  • Scene II 142
  • Scene II 144
  • Scene II 145
  • Scene II 147
  • Scene II 150
  • Scene II 152
  • Scene II 153
  • Scene 11. 157
  • Scene III 157
  • Scene III 158
  • Scene III 159
  • Richard Brinsley Peake Another Piece of Presumption (1823) 161
  • Scene 2nd Antechamber in the House of Frakinstitch. 169
  • Act 2nd Scene 1st a Room in Frankinstitch's House Mrs. Frankinstitch Discovered 170
  • Frank-In-Steam; Or, the Modern Promise to Pay (1824) 177
  • Scence 2nd Act 1st 180
  • Scene 3rd Act 1st 180
  • Scene 3rd Act 1st 182
  • Scene 3rd Act 1st 183
  • Scene 3rd Act 1st 184
  • Scene 3rd Act 1st 186
  • Frankenstein; Or, the Man and the Monster (1826) 187
  • Frankenstein; Or, the Man and the Monster (1826) 190
  • Scene II 192
  • Scene III 194
  • Scene IV 194
  • Scene IV 195
  • Scene IV 196
  • Scene IV 196
  • Scene VIII 197
  • Act Ii. Scene I. 198
  • Act Ii. Scene I. 198
  • Scene II 200
  • Scene III 201
  • Scene IV 202
  • Scene V 203
  • Scene VI 203
  • Scene VI 204
  • Scene VI 204
  • The Monster and Magician; Or, the Fate of Frankeinstein - (1826) 205
  • The Monster and Magician; Or, the Fate of Frankeinstein - (1826) 207
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 210
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 212
  • Act Ii. Scene the First.--The Forest. 216
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 219
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 222
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 222
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 223
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 225
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 226
  • Richard and Barnabas Brough Frankenstein; Or, the Model Man (1849) 227
  • Scene I 227
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 234
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 237
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 239
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 240
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 245
  • Scene the Second.--Lodge in the Castle of Frankenstein. 246
  • Frankenstein (1930) 251
  • Frankenstein (1930) 251
  • Act Two 268
  • Act Two 282
  • Appendix Music from Vampire's Victim - (1887) 287
  • Bibliography 299
  • Index 307
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