31/05/2018 – CFC: Frankenstein Revived

Frankenstein Revived: Essays on the International Reception, Translation and Recasting of Mary Shelley’s Novel

A collection edited by Jorge Bastos da Silva (University of Porto, Portugal) and Katarzyna Pisarska (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland)

Upon its publication in 1818, Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus was praised as showing “uncommon powers of poetic imagination” by no less a reviewer than Walter Scott. Five years later, R. B. Peake’s dramatization,Presumption!, was exposed in the press as embodying “the very horrid and unnatural details” of the novel. Leggi tutto “31/05/2018 – CFC: Frankenstein Revived”