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Two Hundred Years of Frankenstein: A Lecture on Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”

July 23, 6:00 PM

Main Library

Type: Lectures
Age: Adult and Teen
Topic: Classics, Literature

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” To commemorate the bicentennial of the novel, Dr. Thomas Kiddie will present a free public lecture on the book. Topics of discussion will include the story’s enduring influence, its ethical considerations, and its impact on popular culture. All attendees of the lecture will receive a free copy of the book to enjoy at their leisure or for more intensive study. Dr. Kiddie is Associate Professor of English at West Virginia State University. He is well-versed in “Frankenstein” and has previously taught the novel in class. This program is sponsored by the West Virginia Humanities Council and Step by Step.

Location Details: third floor meeting room

Presenter Name: Dr. Thomas Kiddie

Contact Email: kim.dankovich@kanawhalibrary.org

Contact Phone 304-343-4646 ext. 1262


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