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Southwest Region: Jane Austen Meets Mary Shelley

Sep 14

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Austen Meets Shelley's Frankenstein

Pride and PrometheusAt our September 2019 meeting, we will have two featured speakers to discuss Jane Austen and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.  John Kessel, professor at North Carolina State University and author of numerous novels, novellas and short fiction, will discuss Pride and Prometheus (his mashup of Pride and Prejudice and Frankenstein.)

Anne Mellor, distinguished research professor of English at UCLA and the author of books on Mary Shelley, Romantic women writers (including Jane Austen), and William Blake and many other British Romantic poets — will speak on “Mothering Monsters: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

For more information, visit the Region’s website.