Open Book | Frankenstein in Fiction

Based on Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Peter Ackroyd, author of a new book ''The Case Book of Victor Frankenstein” in which Frankenstein is actually a friend of the Shelley's and a guest at the Villa Diodati gathering which inspired his creation, novelist and academic Rebecca Stott, and Professor of Literature Chris Baldrick talk about the different ways in which the Frankenstein legend has been interpreted and the way it speaks to us now.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 8'26''
  • Broadcast date: 2008

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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