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A Tweet from Mary Shelley

Veterans of Twitter will not be surprised to hear that Mary Shelley asked to follow me this morning. But those of you who don’t tweet may be startled, as I was. 84 more words

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The Magical Kindle

For an early Christmas present  from my grandparents (Thank you!!) I got a kindle (look at the title) and it’s amazing!! :O Even when you turn it off, it’s so beautiful.   335 more words


New Beautiful Bloomsbury Walk

Neither our Bloomsbury Writers walk or our Squares, Gardens & Fields walk, have proved popular, but Bloomsbury is such a lovely part of London we felt we needed to keep some form of Bloomsbury walk in our portfolio. 205 more words

Comparing Frankensteins

I recently watched the 1931 film adaptation Frankenstein directed by James Whale, and was quite shocked by the major differential, focusing on the themes of loneliness, guilt, and social repression, between the screenplay and the original 1818 literary version of “Frankenstein” as written by Mary Shelley. 1,015 more words


Frankenstein Movie Posters

Recently, in English class, I read “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley. Then, I was given the opportunity to create a movie poster for extra credit. This movie poster isn’t from an actual movie, but I wish it was. 147 more words


Frankenstein and Ontology

In perhaps his most successful piece of extended prose work, the Defence of poetry, Percy Shelley writes that:‘the poetry of England has arisen as it were from a new birth…we live among such philosophers and poets as surpass beyond comparison any who have appeared since the last national struggle for civil and religious liberty.’ … 3,168 more words