Mary Shelley & The Birth of Frankenstein, Part 4

Frankenstein


In Part 4 of Mary Shelley and the Birth of Frankenstein, SARAH PARKIN looks at the mixed reaction the gothic novel received when it was released in 1818.


Mary Shelley and The Birth of Frankenstein Five Part SeriesWhen Mary Shelley published her debut novel in 1818, nobody knew it was hers. The first edition was published anonymously, leaving reviewers free to speculate; though no attempts seem to have been made to name an author, some reviews came close.


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