Ever since Ellen Moer's « Literary Women » (1976), « Frankenstein » has been recognized as a novel in which issues about authorship are intimately bound up with those of gender. The work has frequently been related to the circumstance of Shelley's combining the biological role of mother with the social role of author. [...]
Throughout his life, Percy Shelley remained constantly under attacks from reviewers. The criticisms were directed at the content of his works, his (supposed) imitative style, or his personal life. [...]
Questions of gender and genre in Frankenstein remain complex issues for contemporary critics, in the novel itself as well as in its cinematographic adaptations, from John Whale's classic 1931 version to Kenneth Branagh's 1994 "Mary Shelley's Frankenstein." Though science seems to be the unifying principle behind the main story of the novel and the films, I will argue that Shelley incorporates science and sexual orientation within her novel in a way that differs significantly from the films, and especially from Branagh's version.
Le premier quart duXXe siècle aura été l'ère des grandes premières au Québec comme ailleurs, au Québec plus qu'ailleurs. Car si la scène québécoise d'alors n'est pas restée étrangère et insensible aux innovations techniques, à la révolution de la mise en scène, au renouveau du répertoire ou à la redéfinition du jeu théâtral qui caractérisent la modernité, elle a aussi été marquée à l'échelle locale par le développement fulgurant du théâtre professionnel francophone. [...]