Frankenstein and the Year "without a Summer"

Tue Aug 4, 2020
Various times
8-14
FREE
Zoom

NYC's Morgan Library hosts a zoom session that highlights how creativity can blossom in difficult times.

A massive volcanic eruption in 1815 disrupted the global environment, leading to unseasonal weather and different catastrophes across the world. 1816 is the called the “Year Without A Summer” and teenage Mary Shelley spent the gloomy days indoors reading ghost stories with peers, including her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Lord Byron, and a writing competition between stir-crazy friends led to the genesis of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

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11:30am Eastern
10:30am Central
8:30am Pacific

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