Masterclass: the Frankenstein notebooks at the Bodleian Libraries

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An examination of the notebooks in which Mary Shelley drafted Frankenstein. These two notebooks, one purchased probably in Geneva, the second in England, are now kept in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. With: Miranda Seymour, biographer of Mary Shelley, Richard Ovenden, Bodley's Librarian, Stephen Hebron, curator and author of Shelley's Ghost. Recorded on Saturday, 24 March, 2018, for Frankenreads 2018