A Serial Reading of Frankenstein

This Newberry Seminar is now concluded. It was held in the fall of 2018. 

Everyone has heard of Frankenstein, but how many of us have really read it closely?

2018 marks the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s extraordinary novel, and this seminar is structured around a serial reading of the original 1818 text. Our weekly discussions will link details of each installment with the novel’s historical, philosophical, literary, and cinematic legacy. Please note the specific edition of the book required. Seven sessions.

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