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Presumption; or, the Fate of Frankenstein by Richard Brinsley Peake A Romantic Circles Electronic Edition Edited by Stephen C. Behrendt

Early Dramatic Versions of Frankenstein


(see St.Clair, 60-61, and Forry)

Presumption; or, The Fate of Frankenstein (later retitled Frankenstein; or, The Dangers of Presumption). 1823.

The Man and the Monster! or, The Fate of Frankenstein (later retitled Frankenstein; or, The Monster ). 1826.

Frankenstein; or, The Model Man. (1849).

The Man and the Monster (revivals staged in Birmingham, Edinburgh, and perhaps elsewhere). 1850s.

Frankenstein; or, The Vampire's Victim. 1887.

  Other versions:

Another Piece of Presumption (a burlesque, at the Adelphi Theatre). 1823.

Humgumption; or, Dr. Frankenstein and the Hobgoblin of Hoxton (a burlesque). 1823.

Frank-in-Steam; or, The Modern Promise to Pay (a burlesque). 1824.

The Monster and the Magician; or, The Fate of Frankenstein. Adaptation by Henry Milner, described as a "Peculiar Romantic Melo-Dramatic Pantomimic Spectacle." 1826.

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