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10 facts about Hell

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As Dan Brown tackles Dante's Inferno in his new thriller, we present 10 facts about Hell.
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10 meanings of Frankenstein

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A global cinema audience will this week watch Danny Boyle's stage production of Frankenstein. But what's the book really about?
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Origins of Gothic Literature

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The 1760s was the decade of literary forgeries. One of the most famous forgeries which that decade produced, Horace Walpole’s 1764 book The Castle of Otranto, was responsible for founding the Gothi...
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Frankenstein -- Articles

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A really useful resource. Lots of criticism here including 'Frankenstein's Vegetarian Monster' which explores - you've guessed it -  the significance of the monster's vegetarianism! Some of the essay are quite heavy-going but stick with it.

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The Romantics - Nature (BBC documentary)

Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks! Peter Ackroyd summons the ghosts of the Romantics to tell the story of man's escape from the shackles of industry and...
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This helps to clarify the key characteristics of the Romantic movement. There are some direct references to Mary Shelley and how Romanticism links to 'Frankenstein', as well as an exploration of the work of some other major figures from the movement.

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