Consider using the texts referred to or alluded to within the novel:
- The Myth of Prometheus
- Milton's Paradise Lost
- Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
- Plutarch's Lives
- Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther
- Constantin-Francois Volney's Ruins of Empires
Consider the following complimentary novels:
- Bram Stoker's Dracula
- Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
- Mary Shelley's The Last Man
In addition to the following texts below about Frankenstein, see "Further Reading" at the back of the text that is used for this guide.
- William St Clair's The Godwins and the Shelleys: The Biography of a Family
- Harold Bloom's Frankenstein, or the New Prometheus...