200 years of Frankenstein with Professor Marie Mulvey-Roberts

200 Years of Frankenstein with Professor Marie Mulvey-Roberts Sold Out

Bristol Women’s Literature Festival

Talk

Please note: This event took place in March 2018

Duration:
60 mins

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In 1818, a young woman holidaying in Geneva played a game of telling ghost stories. Her name was Mary Shelley, and the tale she wove that evening became one of our most enduring and best-loved novels, Frankenstein.

200 years since it was first published, Professor Marie-Mulvey Roberts will explore and speak about just what it is about Shelley’s masterpiece that was so enduring, as well as taking us on a journey through the gothic and women’s relationship to this fascinating genre.