Victoria's World

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein – A Victorian Sensation

Jan. 30, 2020

On episode six of Victoria's World, Noah chats with Professor Susan Wolfson about one of the grandest sensations of the Victorian era: Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein. They discuss the origin stories of Frankenstein ("the house party of the year"), why the book resonated with the people of the period, and much more.


Professor Wolfson is Professor of English at Princeton University and an expert in Romantic Era literature.


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