Frankenstein as an Enduring Work

An Online Lecture and Q&A with Michael Bérubé


Part of the Norton Library and Norton Critical Edition Speakers Series

In this event, Michael Bérubé  editor of The Norton Library edition discussed why Frankenstein has endured as an often-read (and taught) work.


MICHAEL BÉRUBÉ is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature at Penn State University and a former president of the Modern Language Association. From 2010 to 2017, he served as the director of Penn State’s Institute for the Arts and Humanities. He is the author of ten books, including What’s Liberal About the Liberal Arts?Classroom Politics and “Bias” in Higher Education, and Life as We Know It: A Father, a Family, and an Exceptional Child. He lives in State College, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Janet Lyon, and their son, Jamie Bérubé. 


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