Shelley: Frankenstein
This playlist brings together five courses on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. The first two deal with the novella directly, while the other three explore genre of Gothic writing and the Romantic period in literature more broadly.
 
What this playlist includes:
53 lectures across 5 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. Shelley: Frankenstein
Prof. Nick Groom
Exeter University
1.1. Mary Shelley – 06:09
1.3. Structure – 03:42
1.5. Victor Frankenstein – 08:38
2. Shelley: Frankenstein
Prof. David Punter
Bristol University
3. Gothic Literature
Prof. John McRae
Nottingham University
3.3. The First Gothic Novels – 05:58
3.4. Early Gothic Literature – 06:33
3.5. The End of Early Gothic – 06:15
3.7. Frankenstein – 20:51
3.8. Early Victorian Gothic – 06:56
3.9. Wuthering Heights – 14:12
3.10. Jane Eyre – 15:21
3.11. Late Victorian Gothic – 11:03
3.12. Psychological Gothic – 04:19
3.13. Fin de Siecle – 10:29
3.14. Modern Gothic – 05:12
4. Gothic Literature
Dr Elly McCausland
York University
5. Romanticism
Dr Ross Wilson
Cambridge University
5.1. Genre – 08:33
5.2. Language – 10:25
5.3. Emotion – 11:09
5.4. Poetry – 10:43
5.5. The Sublime – 10:10
5.6. Nature – 10:45
5.7. The Supernatural – 10:31
5.8. Revolution – 08:27
5.9. The Romantic Canon – 05:51
5.10. Other Arts – 06:10
5.11. 20th-Century Criticism – 05:57
5.12. Recent Criticism – 07:44
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