A group for anyone working on monsters and monstrosity in any part of the arts/humanities.
I wrote a musical based on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which is playing in NY. It is entering its 6th month as an open-ended Off-Broadway production at St. Luke’s Theatre in the heart of the theatre district. http://www.TheFrankensteinMusical.com
“Frankenstein” plays on Monday nights at 7 PM.“..it is a success of a show that should be considere…[Read more]
I wrote a musical based on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which is playing in NY. It is having an open-ended Off-Broadway production at St. Luke’s Theatre in the heart of the theatre district.
“Frankenstein” plays on Monday nights at 7 PM.
While an adaptation, I try to honor the source material.
Info is here: http://www.TheFrankensteinMusical.com
I divide my research between early modern English literature, especially drama (the focus of my doctoral research), and contemporary pop culture, with a concentration on the pop-culture side on monsters/the supernatural/sci-fi that has increased over time. Currently, I am working on an article about shapeshifting and subjectivity in the video game…[Read more]
Excellent idea, Caitlin. Thanks for getting it started.
I work in ancient Greek literature and myth primarily, although I’m interested in the way that Greek texts and narratives interact with those from other cultures. At the moment I’m working on the connections between ancient Greek and Indian creation narratives, including the monstrous…[Read more]
Since we’re all approaching monsters from different disciplines, perhaps it might be helpful to briefly introduce yourself and explain how you use monsters/monstrosity in your work here.
I’m an English Lit. Ph.D. student at Stony Brook University. As of this Fall, I will be in my second year of the program. My research interests focu…[Read more]
It’s looking a bit bare around here, but hopefully we can do something about that!
I wanted to start this group so that there was another place that people working on monstrosity in different disciplines could talk to one another.
So, if you have seen/organised a relevant event, have read something interesting on the topic, have p…[Read more]