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Frankenstein at 200: A Q&A with Gothic Literature Expert Ellen Malenas Ledoux

Frankenstein at 200: A Q&A with Gothic Literature Expert Ellen Malenas Ledoux

By Tom McLaughlin This year, Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein turns 200. Even two centuries since it was published, the novel, Victor Frankenstein’s larger-than-life creature, and the book’s many iterations in print and film continue to leave an indelible mark on our imaginations and the human psyche. Like the famous words “It’s Alive!” uttered in […]

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English Professor Authors Book Examining Social Reform in Gothic Writing

English Professor Authors Book Examining Social Reform in Gothic Writing

These days, when one thinks of Gothic literature, pop-culture phenomena such as Twilight, True Blood and Harry Potter may immediately spring to mind. But in a literary sense, the heyday of Gothic writing was in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, with the works of luminaries such as Horace Walpole, Charlotte Smith, Ann Radcliffe […]

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