Month: January 2018

Frankenstein at 200 and why Mary Shelley was far more than the sum of her monster’s parts

[Originally posted by Angela Wright, University of Sheffield] Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus was published anonymously 200 years ago in January, 1818. It has since become the most analysed and contested novel of all time. It is cited today in debates on the ethics of scientific progress. The “Frankenstein effect” has become…


The ten best ways to kill vampires & zombies

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