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Remy Bumppo announces 2018-19 season

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company announced its 22nd season Tuesday. First up will be an adaptation of “Frankenstein” (Oct. 11-Nov. 11) by Nick Dear, the latest Chicago production of Mary Shelley’s novel to be announced for its 200th anniversary. Ian Frank will direct. Producing artistic director Nick...

11 Female Sci-Fi Authors You Need To Read

Female minds have been shaping science fiction since the dawn of the genre. In fact, you could argue that Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is one of the first true science fiction novels, dealing with […] The post 11 Female Sci-Fi Authors You Need To Read appeared first on

What Frankenstein Can Still Teach Us 200 Years Later

An innovative annotated edition of the novel shows how the Mary Shelley classic has many lessons about the danger of unchecked innovation

Things I didn't know about Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein"

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley began writing “Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus” when she was eighteen years old, two years after she’d become pregnant with her first child, a baby she did not name. “Nurse the baby, read,”Show More Summary

Frankenstein’ Manuscript Shows the Evolution of Mary Shelley’s Monster

Topic: Books In honor of the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein’s publication, the British publisher SP Books is releasing a facsimile of Shelley’s original manuscript. According to Roslyn Sulcas of the New York Times, the limited run...Show More Summary

The Eerie Gravestone Where Frankenstein’s Story Began

Even in death, Mary Wollstonecraft played a central role in her daughter Mary Shelley's life

Frankenstein: One Of Humanity’s Oldest Monster

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Two hundred years ago, a teenager named Mary Shelley created one of fiction’s iconic villains: Frankenstein’s monster. From the Hammer films to Mel Brooks satires, Frankenstein (which is actually the last name of the scientist who creates the creature, not the monster itself) has become both a source of fear and a beloved comedic figure. Show More Summary

Book Review: Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein Written by: Kathryn Harkup Review by Allison O’Toole 2018 marks the The post Book Review: Making the Monster: The Science Behind Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein appeared first on Rogues Portal.

How Real-Life Science Inspired Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

Shelley's famous tale is filled with the cutting-edge science of her day.

The Strange and Twisted Life of “Frankenstein

Jill Lepore writes about Mary Shelley’s novel in honor of its two hundredth birthday. 

Lifeline Theatre announces 2018-19 season

Lifeline Theatre will adapt three stories for the stage in its 2018-19 season, the company announced Friday. First up is a world-premiere adaptation of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s “Frankenstein” (Sept. 7-Oct. 28). Paul S. Holmquist will direct Robert Kauzlaric’s adaptation ot he 1818 thriller...

Larry Fessenden Scripts Horror Feature Depraved from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: Concept Poster

2 months agoGenres / Horror : 28DLA

It has just been announced that Larry Fessenden (The Last Winter, 2006) will lens the Frankenstein inspired Depraved. This film is a collaboration between production houses: Glass Eye Pix and Forage Film Company. Set to begin shooting in early February, the film takes it story from Mary Shelley, but adds a modern twist. Show More Summary

Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein' Turns 200

A bronze statue of Frankenstein's Creature created by Geneva artist collective KLAT, not only represents the fictional character, but “the figure of the vagrant or the marginal.” Published in January 1818, Mary Shelley’s classic Gothic novel Frankenstein turns 200 years old this month. Show More Summary

Books of The Times: In ‘Frankenstein in Baghdad,’ a Fantastical Manifestation of War’s Cruelties

Ahmed Saadawi’s novel, set in U.S.-occupied Iraq, is an ingenious updating of Mary Shelley’s classic.

Romance Wanderlust: Castle Frankenstein

This month marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein. I’m a Mary Shelley fan, so you can imagine the delight with which I discovered that Frankenstein Castle is not only a real place but one that anyone can visit. Show More Summary

Frankenstein 200: America's science museums celebrate the bicentennial of Mary Shelley's Frankestein with a free, amazing transmedia experience

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing Joey Eschrich from ASU's Center for Science and Imagination writes, "To celebrate the official 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (previously) on January 1, 2018, we’ve launched Frankenstein200, a free, interactive, multiplatform experience for kids. Show More Summary

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Turns 200 This Year, And It Continues To Govern Our Anxieties About Technology

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Mary Shelley was a child prodigy, and so much more: "How could a teenager come up with not one but two enduring archetypes: the scientist obsessed by blue-sky research and unable to see it has ethical and social consequences, and the near human he creates?"

Frankenstein considered as a novel about climate catastrophe

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

1816 is famous for being the year that Mary Shelley began to write Frankenstein. But it's also infamous for being "The Year Without A Summer". One of the hugest volcanic eruptions in recorded history emitted a sun-obscuring ash cloud,...Show More Summary

Knockout Art from the ‘Classics Reimagined’ Edition of ‘Frankenstein

Mary Shelley’s iconic Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus is approaching the 100th anniversary of its original publication, and Rockport’s Classics Reimagined imprint is on the case. The press, which publishes collector’s editions...Show More Summary

The Real Stories Behind ‘Frankenstein

By Kieran Fisher To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's influential novel, we take a look at the real-life scientists who tried to make the story a reality. The article The Real Stories Behind ‘Frankenstein’ appeared first on Film School Rejects.

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