Tweet This list, from Mental Floss, is from a couple of years ago but it contains a wealth of information about Frankenstein in popular culture.

Tweet This student had a project where she had to discuss an author from another author’s perspective. He choose to have Mary Shelley talk about her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft.

Tweet This review of Young Romantics by Daisy Hay at Salon is 6 months old now but is well worth a read if you missed it. I am STILL waiting to get book from the library via my reserve list but it taking forever. I may just have to buy it because I am really […]

Tweet The New York Public Library has animated the first book that Mary Shelley ever worked on – Mounseer Nongtongpaw, or the Discoveries of John Bull in a Trip to Paris. Mary Shelley’s father, William Godwin, published the book when Mary was 10 years old. Mary Shelley didn’t work on this book by herself but […]

Tweet The Bodleian Library is holding a video competition for the Shelley’s Ghost: Reshaping the Image of a Literary Family exhibition. Winners will receive a signed copy of the exhibition book, Shelley’s Ghost: Reshaping the Image of a Literary Family. To enter, simply submit a video of yourself reading a selection of a work by […]

Tweet The first handwritten draft of Frankenstein, as well as other works by Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft are on display at the Bodleian at Oxford. The exhibition also includes a previously unseen portrait they is believed to be of Mary Shelley. The exhibition called Shelley’s Ghost: Reshaping the Image of […]

Tweet Emily, at From Dreams to Reality, has reviewed Mary Shelley’s post-apocalyptic novel, The Last Man. And I must make a confession. I have started and stopped that novel more times than I can count. As much as I want to read it and as much as I enjoy post-apocalyptic and dystopian settings, I can’t […]

Tweet This dress, by Soo Lee, is called the Mary Shelley. Okaaaay. I guess but I’m not seeing it. You could just as easily call it the Mary Celeste. Will naming the dress this increase sales? And what would the Frankenstein look like?

Tweet ThinkGeek has a Mary Shelley and Frankenstein t-shirt for sale in men’s and women’s styles. This is definitely going on my holiday wishlist. I don’t think I’ve seen a Mary Shelley t-shirt before. Her creation, Frankenstein’s monster, seems to be the one with his face plastered all over.

Tweet Esao Andrews is currently exhibiting at the Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York City. This painting is representation of a young Mary Shelley – what she may have looked liked around the time she wrote Frankenstein. I think it’s stunning and haunting. via