Posts tagged: Mary Shelley

Post-Election Violence Shows That Self-Focused Lust for Power Has Consequences

Written by Dr. Everett Piper

In the introduction to the 1831 edition of her novel “Frankenstein: Or a Modern Day Prometheus,” Mary Shelley explains the initial inspiration for her, now, classic work: “I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life and stir with an uneasy, half-vital motion.… Continue Reading