Frankenstein: Protestant, Catholic, Atheist

WED, FEB 26, 2003 (59:39)

Judith Wilt explores Protestant and Catholic themes in the famous Gothic fable by atheist Mary Shelley. Wilt also reviews various critical views of Frankenstein, from the 1950s through the present day. Wilt is introduced by Dennis Taylor, editor, Journal of Religion and the Arts. Judith Wilt holds the Newton College Alumnae Chair in Western Culture at Boston College.

+ BIO: Judith Wilt

Judith Wilt is a founding member of the Women’s Studies Committee at Boston College and has published essays and given papers recently on women writers as diverse as Ayn Rand, Toni Morrison, Georgette Heyer and Virginia Woolf.

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