“Double or Phantom?: Transgenerational Haunting in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein”The New York Review of Science Fiction (2005)
AbstractThe psychoanalitical theories of Nicholas Abraham and Maria Torok offer a new interpretive lens through which to consider Frankenstein's monster: as a psychic manifestation of trauma--both that which Victor Frankenstein has inherited from his parents and that which the text inherited from its parent, Mary Shelley.
- Mary Shelley,
- Nicholas Abraham,
- Maria Torok
Publication DateAugust 17, 2005
Citation InformationBoyd J Petersen. "“Double or Phantom?: Transgenerational Haunting in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein”" The New York Review of Science Fiction Vol. 17 Iss. 12 (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/boyd_petersen/2/