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The Resource Frankenstein [sound recording], directed by Claire Grove ; dramatised by Gregory Evans

Frankenstein [sound recording], directed by Claire Grove ; dramatised by Gregory Evans

Label
Frankenstein [sound recording]
Title
Frankenstein [sound recording]
Statement of responsibility
directed by Claire Grove ; dramatised by Gregory Evans
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This classic gothic novel by Mary Shelley features Victor Frankenstein, who, after studying philosophy and chemistry at the University of Ingolstadt, becomes obsessed with the idea of discovering the secret to creating life. When he succeeds in manipulating pilfered body parts into a single living creature, Victor is horrified at the result. As he seeks to destroy his creation, his creation destroys much that Victor holds dear in an effort to gain companionship and comfort--Container
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Summary
Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by Frankenstein and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Audio
Accompanying matter
historical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10093321
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1797-1851
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
Dewey number
813
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1040
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Michael Maloney (Frankenstein), John Wood (Creature), with additional readers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grove, Claire
  • Evans, Gregory
  • Maloney, Michael
  • Wood, John
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Classic radio sci-fi
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frankenstein (Fictitious character)
  • Frankenstein (Fictitious character)
  • Monsters
  • Scientists
  • Gothic fiction (Literary genre)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Frankenstein [sound recording], directed by Claire Grove ; dramatised by Gregory Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First broadcast on BBC Radio 4, October 9, 1994, as a full-cast dramatisation
  • This BBC version of Frankenstein was previously released on cassette by Mr. Punch Audio books in May, 1997
  • Program notes by Andrew Pixley inserted in container
  • Based on the novel by Mary Shelley
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
2 sound discs (2 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781408400470
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
BBC60283780A
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)429024401
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Frankenstein [sound recording], directed by Claire Grove ; dramatised by Gregory Evans
Publication
Note
  • First broadcast on BBC Radio 4, October 9, 1994, as a full-cast dramatisation
  • This BBC version of Frankenstein was previously released on cassette by Mr. Punch Audio books in May, 1997
  • Program notes by Andrew Pixley inserted in container
  • Based on the novel by Mary Shelley
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
2 sound discs (2 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781408400470
Other physical details
digital, stereo.
Publisher number
BBC60283780A
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)429024401
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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