Michael E. Sinatra, « Readings of homosexuality in Mary Shelley’s « Frankenstein » and four film adaptations », Gothic Studies, vol. 7 / 2, 2005, p. 185‑202.
This essay proposes to read one more time the issue of homosexuality in Mary Shelley's first novel, Frankenstein. In order to offer a new angle on the homosexual component of Victor Frankenstein's relationship with his creature when next teaching this most canonical Romantic novel, this essay considers Shelley's work alongside four film adaptations: James Whale's 1931 Frankenstein, Whale's 1935 The Bride of Frankenstein, Richard O'Brien's 1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Kenneth Branagh's 1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. [...]