Frankenstein at Volda University College library


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Frankenstein the original 1818 novel


Mary Shelley (2008) Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus: the 1818 Text. Edited with an introduction by Marilyn Butler. Oxford University Press    S820 She

You can listen to a dramatic reading of the novel here.


Mary Shelley (1976) Mary Shelley: Frankenstein. Oversatt av Kjetil Korslund. Gyldendal norsk forlag    S820 She

Mary Shelley (1995) Frankenstein. Oversatt av Arne Moen. Gyldendal norsk forlag (e-book, click here)

Mary Shelley (2016) Frankenstein, eller Den moderne Prometevs. Oversatt av Øystein Vidnes. Skald    S820 She

Frankenstein the revised 1831 novel

Mary Shelley (2000) Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus. Electric Book Company (click here)

Mary Shelley (2008) Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus. Project Gutenberg (click here)

Adaptations of Frankenstein

Adaptations for Children and Young Adults

Adam Rex (2006) Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich. Sandpiper    b S810 Rex

Jon Skovron (2015) Man Made Boy. Speak/Penguin Group    S810 Sko


Kenneth Branagh (dir.) (2004) Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein    DVD S820 Fra

Mel Brooks (dir.) (2014) Young Frankenstein    DVD F791.43 Fra

Tim Burton (dir.) (2013) Frankenweenie    DVD F791.433 Fra

Ross MacGibbon (dir.) (2017) Frankenstein from the Royal Ballet    DVD S820 Fra

James Whale (dir.) (1931) Frankenstein (The Universal Horror Collection)     DVD S820 Fra

Graphic novels and comics

Ruth A. Roche, Robert H. Webb and Ann Brewster (2016) Classics Illustrated: Frankenstein by Mary W. Shelley. CCS Books    741.5 She

Theatre plays

Nick Dear (2011) Frankenstein, based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Faber and Faber    S820 Dea

Kristen Grødem (2000) Frankenstein av Mary Shelley. Dramatisert av Kristem Grødem. Riksteatret (e-book, click here or here)

Studies and study aids

Marilyn Butler (1981) Romantics, Rebels and Reactionaries: English Literature and its Background, 1760-1830. Oxford University Press    820.9007 But

Charlotte Gordon (2016) Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. Windmill Books    828.7092 Gor

J. Paul Hunter (ed.) (1996) Frankenstein: the 1818 Text, Contexts, Nineteenth-Century Responses, Modern Criticism. Norton    S820 She

Esther H. Schor (ed.) (2003) The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley. Cambridge University Press    820.92 Shelley, M. W.

Andrew Smith (ed.) (2016) The Cambridge Companion to Frankenstein. Cambridge University Press    820.92 Shelley, M.W.

Muriel Spark (1988) Mary Shelley. Carcanet Press    820.92, Shelley M. W.