Henry I. Schvey

Henry I. Schvey is Professor of Drama and Comparative Literature at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Frankenstein: A Hero for Our Time

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein lives on, constantly amazing us with its currency and power, taking on new and surprising forms, moving us as few other works of nineteenth-century fiction can. However, in our technically advanced, digital age it is not the flawed man of science who commands our sympathy or respect, but more often the monster.