Frankenstein's Monster: Hubris and Death in Stephen King's Oeuvre

Heidi Strengell

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Stephen King; Monster; Mary Shelley; Gothic

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Works Cited: Works by Stephen King

Carrie. New York: Pocket Books, 1999 [1974].

Danse Macabre. New York: Berkley Books, 1983 [1981].

The Dead Zone. New York: Signet, 1980 [1979].

The Gunslinger: The Dark Tower I. New York: Plume, 1988 [1982].

Pet Sematary. New York: Signet, 1984 [1983].

Salems Lot. New York: Signet, 1976 [1975].

The Shining. New York: Signet, 1978 [1977].

Skeleton Crew. New York: Signet, 1986 [1985].

Works Cited: Secondary Sources

Bosky, Bernadette Lynn. The Minds a Monkey: Character and Psychology in Stephen Kings Recent Fiction. In Underwood, Tim & Chuck Miller eds.,

Kingdom of Fear: The World of Stephen King. New York: Signet, 1987 [1986]: 241-276.

Briggs, Julia. Night Visitors: The Rise and Fall of the English Ghost Story. London: Faber & Faber, 1977.

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Mustazza, Leonard. Fear and Pity: Tragic Horror in Kings Pet Sematary. In Magistrale, Tony (ed.), The Dark Descent: Essays Defining Stephen Kings

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Pharr, Mary Ferguson. A Dream of New Life: Stephen Kings Pet Sematary as a Variant of Frankenstein. In Hoppenstand, Gary & Ray B. Browne (eds.), The Gothic World of Stephen King: Landscape of Nightmares. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University: 115-125.

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Tatar, Maria. Off With Their Heads!: Fairy Tales and the Culture of Childhood. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1992.

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