Skip to main content
LibApps staff login


Frankenstein: Free E-Book

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus has a copyright status of public domain in the United States and is therefore legally available as an electronic text from several sites - including Project Gutenberg.

The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley

Persons with active ASURITE accounts can access an electronic transcription of of Pickering & Chatto's eight-volume 1996 print publication:

Crook, Nora with Pamela Clemit, eds. The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley. Charlottesville, VA: Intelex Corportation, 2004. Past Masters. Web.

  1. Frankenstein, of The Modern Prometheus (edited by Nora Crook)
  2. Matilda, Dramas, Reviews & Essays, Prefaces, and Notes (edited by Pamela Clemit)
  3. Valperga: Or, the Life and Adventures of Castruccio (edited by Nora Crook)
  4. The Last Man (edited by Jane Blumberg and Nora Crook)
  5. The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck (edited by Doucet Devin Fischer)
  6. Lodore (edited by Fiona Stafford)
  7. Falkner (edited by Pamela Clemit)
  8. Travel Writing/Index (edited by Jeanne Moskal)

Mary Shelley (1797-1851)

By Richard Rothwell
Scan of a print. Original housed at the National Portrait Gallery: NPG 1235

The ASU Library acknowledges the twenty-three Native Nations that have inhabited this land for centuries. Arizona State University's four campuses are located in the Salt River Valley on ancestral territories of Indigenous peoples, including the Akimel O’odham (Pima) and Pee Posh (Maricopa) Indian Communities, whose care and keeping of these lands allows us to be here today. ASU Library acknowledges the sovereignty of these nations and seeks to foster an environment of success and possibility for Native American students and patrons. We are advocates for the incorporation of Indigenous knowledge systems and research methodologies within contemporary library practice. ASU Library welcomes members of the Akimel O’odham and Pee Posh, and all Native nations to the Library.