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‘Hideous Progeny’: Mary Shelley and the creation of Frankenstein

‘Hideous Progeny’: Mary Shelley and the creation of Frankenstein

At 7pm on Tuesday 1 December, we will welcome Angela Wright, Professor of Romantic Literature at the University of Sheffield. Professor Wright will help us to understand Frankenstein, its author and the ideas which inspired Mary Shelley's work.

Tickets are free and are available on our Eventbrite page. If you have any enquiries or accessibility requirements please telephone us on 01904 527315 or email 

Please either print off your ticket or display it to us on your smartphone or tablet on the evening.

About the speaker

Professor Angela WrightProfessor Wright was appointed as a lecturer in Romantic Literature at the University of Sheffield in 2002, became a senior lecturer in 2010, and was promoted to a personal chair in Romantic Literature in 2015. Her main research focuses on the publication, reception and translation of Gothic literature between 1764 and 1820.