French Frankenstein

What author wrote a parable about an inventor named Frankenstein and his life-size artificial man?  If you answered Mary Shelley, you are only half-right.  Long before Mary Shelley published her “Modern Prometheus” in 1818, a French author penned a story that resembles Shelley’s on more than one account.   Watch this weblog to learn more about the “French Frankenstein,” forthcoming in European Romantic Review in July 2009.


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