Why is “Frankenstein” our default lexicon for an array of disturbing political and scientific novelties?
Inmates say they can relate to how the Creature is treated in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
Does society really want to rehabilitate criminals — or keep them locked up?
Not much has changed in portrayals of “the blind” since Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein.
Blind people are often portrayed as saints; it’s a stereotype that frustrates them.
Prometheus and Frankenstein both figured large in the struggle to end slavery and champion equal rights.
Deciding who speaks on behalf of Frankenstein’s Creature grants him unexpected status.
What happens if we imagine the Frankenstein story as an encounter between neuro-typical and autistic humanity?
William Godwin made a pretty good children's storyteller... for an anarchist.
Risking arrest during the French Revolution, William Godwin gambled on writing to a friend.