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Literary History: Mary Shelley and A Monster Born

By Vanessa K. Eccles

Her birth took a life. Her life birthed a nightmare. And her greatest loves died way too soon.Most of us have read and watched the various versions of Frankenstein. The image of the nameless monster created by a mad scientist is at the center of horror culture. But what inspired such a horrific and grisly tale?Mary Shelley’s life was its own gothic tragedy—full of loss, pain, and even a few monsters.You can find the transcript, my sources, and a reading list on the website: fabledcollective.comSay Hello:IG: https://www.instagram.com/FabledCollective/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/FabledCollective/Twitter: https://twitter.com/FabledCollectiv---Music:“Another Chapter” by Autumn Cheek https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/fWQvmLSmQH“Evolving Mystery” by Gabriel Lewis https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/EX0qo0dfYN"Ghostpocalypse - 6 Crossing the Threshold" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0Support the show

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