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A podcast about Frankenstein's legacy in literature and popular culture.

A podcast about Frankenstein's legacy in literature and popular culture.
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United States

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A podcast about Frankenstein's legacy in literature and popular culture.

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@frank_after

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English


Episodes

1823 - Richard Brinsley Peake's Presumption

4/2/2018
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Out of the thousands of adaptations of Frankenstein that have been made over the years, there is only one that we have a record of Mary Shelley actually seeing: Richard Brinsley Peake’s Presumption; or, The Fate of Frankenstein. This episode features the voices of Steven Nelson and Mary Shelly as well as a very special appearance by Samuel Asimov Matzke. Sources: Cox, Jeffrey N. (ed.) Seven Gothic Dramas 1789-1825. Athens: Ohio University Press, 1992. Nichols, Harold J. “The Acting of...

Duration:00:17:44

1822 - William Blake, of the Devil's Party

3/5/2018
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William Blake once said that John Milton was "of the Devil's party without knowing it." In this episode, we consider Milton's Paradise Lost (1667), and its legacy among the Romantics, especially the poet and illustrator William Blake. To help me out, I interview my friend and colleague, Professor Rebecca Ariel Porte of the Brookings Institute for Social Research. This being a Skype interview, the audio quality is less than ideal, but it's an illuminating discussion, touching on everything...

Duration:01:32:58

1821 - Walter Scott's Ivanoe

2/18/2018
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The poet, the novelist, the chivalric romancer: in this episode, we consider the three careers of Edinburgh’s favorite literary son, Sir Walter Scott. Source: The Walter Scott Digital Archive: http://www.walterscott.lib.ed.ac.uk/home.html If you enjoyed Andrew Ramsay as Sir Walter Scott, you can find him at: https://www.5by12films.com/ If you enjoyed Steven Nelson, you can check out his podcast at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/diy-democracy/id1286579387?mt=2 Please like us on...

Duration:00:18:39

1818 - Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

12/27/2017
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Who was Mary Shelley? What was the genesis of Frankenstein? How did it get published? And how was it received? This episode features voice work from Andrew Ramsay, who can be found at https://www.5by12films.com/ Sources: The University of Pennsylvania's electronic edition of Frankenstein: http://knarf.english.upenn.edu/index.html The University of Iowa Libraries' blog: https://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/speccoll/tag/frankenstein/ "The Man Who Invented Bookselling as we Know it", Literary Hub:...

Duration:00:42:45

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12/26/2017
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A podcast about the legacy of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

Duration:00:07:47