Mary Shelley (1797-1851) was an English novelist who wrote the Gothic horror novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818),
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SARAH PARKIN examines how England's greatest gothic horror novel Frankenstein came to be and its affect when it was released...
DR KAJA FRANCK marks International Women's Day by looking at Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, still politically relevant 200 years on...
DR KAJA FRANCK explores how the birth of Frankenstein also involved the creation of the first English vampire novel by John Polidori
MATT WINGETT explains how Frankenstein changed him as a youth...
KELLY HAMBLY tells us the tragic tale of how the author of Frankenstein's sister committed suicide in Wales
SIMON BALL says about Gothic 1986: "By thunder this was a hard film to review without giving too much of the plot away!"
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS tells us about The Retreat, a new supernatural scare-fest currently in pre-production
KAJA FRANCK counts down 10 deadly British literary ladies
Author LYNN SHEPHERD says classic English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley's life was marked with his obsession with demons, ghosts and death
SARAH PARKIN reviews Frankenstein Galvanized, a new edition and essays on the Mary Shelley classic
HOWARD JACKSON says horror genre classics Frankenstein and Dracula were ahead of their time
Bride of Frankenstein 1935 showcases all of James Whale’s wonderfully subversive and quintessentially British qualities, says ADAM SCOVELL
Did you know the first ever Frankenstein film, starring Charles Ogle, was made by the Edison Company in 1910?
Frankenstein 1931 made Boris Karloff a star. DAVID SAUNDERSON reviews the classic Universal horror.