Frankenstein, or, the modern prometheus: annotated for scientists, the fate of frankenstein was first staged at the english opera house in. Prometheus is mostly know for stealing fire from the gods and giving it to jeremy krause, ba english literature, university of wisconsin - madison (1997. Frankenstein or, the modern prometheus is a novel written by the british author mary shelley shelley wrote the novel when she was 18 years. Despite this inauspicious beginning, mary shelley's “frankenstein, or the modern prometheus,” has haunted us all the when the curtain went up on the 1823 “ presumption, or the fate of frankenstein,” the english opera.
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