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The Last Man: Cousin de Grainville’s Dernier Le Homme and Mary Shelley

In my book The Gothic Wanderer: From Transgression to Redemption, I devoted an entire chapter to Mary Shelley and her place within the Gothic tradition, discussing not just… 4,334 more words

Classic Gothic Novels

RESEÑA: FRANKENSTEIN (NOVELA GRÁFICA) - MARY SHELLEY

“El monstruo vio como desaparecía el único ser que podría darle un poco de felicidad”

La noche del 16 junio de 1816, en la villa Diodati, a orillas del lago Lemán en Suiza, se reunieron Lord Byron, el médico John William Polidori, Percy Bysshe Shelley, su esposa Mary y Claire Clairmont (hermanastra de Mary).

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Libros

Mary Shelley and Motherhood

Mary Shelley had five pregnancies and only one surviving child. She was, though, an instinctive and devoted mother. When I give talks about Mary and the nine years of her relationship with her poet, Shelley, I quite often hear someone automatically dismissing any deep sympathy. 626 more words

Mary Shelley

New on Second Decade history podcast, Episode 21: Frankenstein.

We’re nearing the end of the first season of Second Decade, and I definitely wanted to do this subject before the summer hiatus. The spooky tale of the creation of Mary Shelley’s novel  358 more words
19th Century

Parallel between Victor &the Creature in isolation

Throughout the novel the theme of isolation has been developed from A to Z. Readers were able to observe what isolation can do to a person based on Shelley’s characters’ development. 527 more words

Frankenstein

Modern Monsters - Frankenstein

Frankenstein and his monster might be one of the monsters on this list most removed from his source material, and I doubt it will find its way back any time soon.  2,827 more words

Historical Notes

A Gothic: What Is It?

As many of you know, Frankenstein is part of a literary movement referred to as Gothicism. But, what is a literary movement? And what exactly is Gothicism? 283 more words

Frankenstein