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Readings of homosexuality in Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" and four film adaptations
This essay proposes to read one more time the issue of homosexuality in Mary Shelley's first novel, "Frankenstein". In order to offer a new angle on the homosexual component of Victor Frankenstein's relationship with his ...
Putting plays (and more) in cyberspace : an overview of the British women playwrights around 1800 project
The british women playwrights around 1800 Web project has had a split allegiance from its beginning. Its beginnings lay in our interest in sustaining over time a community that had begun exploring the histories and writing ...
Introducing "Critical Essays": Leigh Hunt and theatrical criticism in the early nineteenth century
The years 1801 to 1808 saw the emergence of Leigh Hunt as a public figure on the London literary scene, first with the publication of his collection of poetry, "Juvenilia", and then with his work as theater critic for "The ...
Performing Leigh Hunt’s 1840 Play "A Legend of Florence"
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009)
Leigh Hunt's authorship of "A legend of Florence" (1840) — a drama inspired by the rich cultural, intellectual, and political climate of Italy — reflects, as Michael Eberle-Sinatra demonstrates in the final essay of the ...
On watching rather than reading Count Basil
(European Romantic Review, 2004)
The performance of « Count Basil » at this year's NASSR conference was a unique opportunity for those in attendance to share a theatrical experience with the actors in ways that are usually not available to readers and ...