I missed the theater run and waited patiently. I watched other movies and read other books. I let it seemingly fade from my mind, but always I was waiting. Finally, streaming via Netflix I, Frankenstein. When I had first heard of the movie I asked many questions about the creature and his story. Would it adhere […]
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Preliminary Speculation Before Viewing I, Frankenstein
When Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus the tale ended with the nameless creature disappearing into the darkness near the Arctic after his final speech in which he states, “I shall ascend my funeral pile triumphantly, and exult in the agony of the torturing flames. The light of that conflagration will fade away; my ashes will […]
DJABC Frankenstein Recap
Yesterday, the lovely, well-caffeinated members of our dear Dark Jane Austen Book Club sat down in front of their computers to chat.
Fun with Frankenstein and Other Zombie Tales Untold
Mary Shelley wrote a stunning classic when she penned Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, but almost every film adaptation has failed to live up to the her original work.
Our Lives Will Not Be Happy
“Our lives will not be happy, but they will be harmless, and free from the misery I now feel.”
New Patient: Victor Frankenstein
Initial Consultation with New Patient: Frankenstein, Victor
How to Classify Frankenstein’s Creation
Victor Frankenstein spent two years in study, experimentation, and finally in creation of his greatest scientific endeavour.
Frankenstein in Text Messages
The Monster finds a misplaced cell phone. More than likely left by a careless time traveler.
A Lady Who Understood the Darkness
This month we shall read Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus.