Mary Shelley's Frankenstein w/ Allison B. Kavey & Lester D. Friedman - A True Crime History Podcast


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On this special Halloween-themed episode of Most Notorious, my guests - professors Lester Friedman and Allison Kavey - talk about Mary Shelley's early 19th-century literary classic, Frankenstein. They explore Shelley's creation of her timeless gothic novel and how her background and circumstances likely influenced her writing, offer some fascinating interpretations of the book's themes, and explain how the story has evolved into the one we're familiar with today.
Their book is called "Monstrous Progeny: A History of the Frankenstein Narratives".

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