How is Frankenstein relevant today? Charlie Fox and Rosalind Williams will answer that question in their talk at the Morgan Library & Museum on Wednesday night.
British photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews explored the Alps where Mary Shelley imagined Frankenstein, and the nuclear bunkers there that recall a modern dark side to scientific progress.
CHICAGO — There’s an archetypal monster in your mind, and his name is Frankenstein. In a lecture presented this past Saturday, November 9, at the Chicago Humanities Festival, Heather Keenleyside discussed this notorious monster in relation to this year’s theme “Animal: What Makes Us Human?”
Dr. Frankenstein’s monster, as discussed in last week’s post, was assembled out of discarded body parts — an exhumed limb here, a torso there — with everything “awkwardly sewn into a corporeal pastiche.”