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Frankenstein was first cli fi creation


Mary Shelley’s creature in her famous novel¬†Frankenstein was better adapted to¬† Artic environments than human beings because the author believed the Earth would turn colder and eventually freeze. Dr David Higgins,¬†Associate Professor in English Literature, spoke about the influence of Mary Shelley, her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley and their contemporary, Lord Byron, on Radio 4’s...