Shortly after its publication in 1818, Frankenstein started inspiring stage adaptations . These theatrical reworkings continue today and there are many places you can catch them this summer. In July, the Brighton Open Air Theatre Company (B.O.A.T) presents Frankenstein: A Modern Re-imagining centred around Angel, an alienated being, living on the fringes of today’s society. […]

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Frankenstein and science is a combination that often pops up at the annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science. This bicentenary year of 2018 was no exception and many fresh perspectives on Shelley’s novel were offered. We’ve become familiar, for example, with the idea Shelley was drawing on the electrical stimulation techniques of Galvanism […]

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