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Books, essays and magazine articles on Frankenstein
in English and German language
cited and used to compile this web site


Frankenstein (novel):

Baldick, Chris. In Frankenstein's Shadow: Myth, Monstrosity, and Nineteenth-Century Writing. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Günther Blaicher, ed. Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein": Text, Kontext, Wirkung; Vorträge des Frankenstein-Symposiums in Ingolstadt (Juni 1993). Essen: Verlag Die Blaue Eule, 1994.
(Contains essays in German language by Ingeborg Weber, Rolf Eichler, Manfred Markus, Roland Specht-Jarvis and Michael Gassenmeier)

Botting, Fred, ed. Frankenstein: A New Casebook. London: Macmillan, 1995.

Botting, Fred. Gothic. London: Routledge, 1996.

Hindle, Maurice. "Frankenstein: Introduction & Notes on the Text". Shelley, Mary: Frankenstein. London: Penguin Books, 1992.

Hitchcock, Susan Tyler. Frankenstein: A Cultural History. New York: W.W.Norton, 2007.

O'Flinn, Paul. "Production and Reproduction: The Case of Frankenstein". Frankenstein: Contemporary Critical Essays. Ed. Fred Botting. London: Macmillan Press, 1995. 21-44.

Frankenstein/horror films:

Branagh, Kenneth. Mary Shelley´s Frankenstein: The Classic Tale of Terror Reborn on Film. New York: Newmarket Press, 1994.

Bukatman, Scott. Blade Runner. London: British Film Institute, 1997.

Del Vecchio, Deborah. "20 Questions: Peter Cushing". Fangoria 100, March 1991. 12-14.

Donald, James, ed. Fantasy and the Cinema. London: British Film Institute, 1989.

Glut, Donald F. The Frankenstein Archive: Essays on the Monster, the Myth, the Movies, and More. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2002.

Jones, Stephen, ed. Clive Barker's A-Z of Horror. New York: Harper Collins, 

Jones, Stephen. The Frankenstein Scrapbook: The Complete Movie Guide to the World's Most Famous Monster. New York: Carol Publishing Group, 1995.

Manguel, Alberto. Bride of Frankenstein. London: British Film Institute, 1997.

Newman, Kim, ed. The BFI Companion to Horror. London: British Film Institute, 1996.

Picart, Caroline Joan S.: Remaking the Frankenstein Myth on Film. Albany: SUNY Press, 2003.

Picart, Caroline Joan S.: "Visualizing the Monstrous in Frankenstein Films." Pacific Coast Philology 35.1 , 2000. 17-34.

Raum-Deinzer, Uwe. "Frankenstein - Die Geschichte eines Horror-Klassikers". Moviestar Nr.10, January 1995. 35-42.

Salisbury, Mark. "Kenneth Branagh: Bringing Life to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.". Fangoria 138, November 1994. 26-30.

Spelling, Ian. "The New Creation (Interview with producer James V. Hart)". Fangoria 137. October 1994. 20-25

Stresau, Norbert: Der Horrorfilm. Munich: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, 1987.

Svehla, Gary J. and Susan Svehla. We Belong Dead: Frankenstein on Film. Baltimore: Midnight Marquee press, 1997.

Trebbin, Frank: Die Angst sitzt neben Dir. Psychothriller, Horror- und SF-Filme seit 1960. Berlin: Selbstverlag Frank Trebbin, 1990.

Warren, Bill. "History of Horror: The 1950s". Fangoria 100, March 1991. 

Film theory and history:

Mast, Gerald and Bruce Kawin. A Short History of the Movies. 6th edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1996.

Monaco, James. How to Read a Film. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981