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Animation of psychology : cultural poetics and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Keay, Robert. 2006, Animation of psychology : cultural poetics and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Ph.D. thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.


Title Animation of psychology : cultural poetics and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Author Keay, Robert.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2006
Keyword(s) Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 - Frankenstein
Monsters in literature
Developmental psychology - Philosophy
Nature and nurture
Summary This thesis investigates 'Frankenstein', in the light of Cultural Poetic practices and modern psychological theories, illustrating the pivotal role it played in the transition of developmental psychology from philosophy to science. Drawing on Locke, Rousseau and Godwin, Shelley presents the monster as an exaggerated case study of the danger of ineffective nurturing.
Language eng
Description of original 196 leaves ; 30 cm.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026971

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