The STEM Read Podcast - The Women of Frankenstein
Episode 16: The Women of Frankenstein with Kiersten White and Christine Brovelli-O’Brien
In this episode of the STEM Read Podcast hosts Gillian King-Cargile (@gkingcargile) and Kristin Brynteson (@kbrynteson) sit down with literature expert Christine Brovelli-O’Brien PhD., and New York Times best-selling author Kiersten White (@kierstenwhite) to explore the legacy of Frankenstein. With 2018 marking 200 years since Frankenstein’s initial release we look back on the real-life science that inspired Frankenstein, the historical impact Frankenstein had, as well as the scientific breakthroughs it helped bring about.
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Notes & External Links
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White
Check out our Frankenstein Staff picks on the STEM Read Blog
The Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
What was Luigi Galvani’s Frog Experiment?
What was Romanticism?
What was the Summer of Discontent?
The Vampyre by John William Polidori
What happens when you donate your body to science?
The Terminator directed by James Cameron
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Attend creative writing camp this summer at Quarantine: The Summer Camp
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
Frankenstein Moved in on the Fourth Floor by Elizabeth Levy and Mordicai Gerstein
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
What is an unreliable narrator?
Kristin’s Failure Bites Podcast.
Learn more about STEM Read’s Science Fiction Writing Conference!