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McCutcheon, Mark A., 1972-, author
The medium is the monster : Canadian adaptations of Frankenstein and the discourse of technology / Mark A. McCutcheon.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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1. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797–1851—Adaptations. 2. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797–1851—Influence. 3. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797–1851. Frankenstein. 4. McLuhan, Marshall, 1911–1980—Adaptations. 5. McLuhan, Marshall, 1911–1980—Influence. 6. Technology in popular culture. 7. Technology in popular culture—Canada. 8. Technology in literature. 9. Technology and civilization. 10. Technology and civilization in literature. I. Title.
PR5397.F738M33 2018 823’.7 C2018-900180-1
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