More Loose Ends Than A Grass Skirt
Germaine Greer on who wrote Frankenstein; Or, the Modern Prometheus?
Literature courses in the US are oddly skewed towards novels because few undergraduates are required to read any poetry. If Lauritsen had read a sufficient quantity of poetry, he would know better than to state that the monster’s famous statement that he will “glut the maw of death” by killing all those whom Frankenstein loves, is pure Shelley, because it is, of course, pure Milton (Paradise Lost, Book 10).
Was it Mary or Percy? Germaine thinks Mary must have written it; after all, it’s so bad . . .