segunda-feira, 10 de setembro de 2012

Podcast sobre o romance gótico


Num dos recentes podcasts da série Literature Lab, John Paul Riquelme fala acerca das origens do romance gótico e dos principais elementos que o caracterizam. Para ouvir através do seguinte link, ou fazer download através do iTunes.
Literature Lab is a series of interviews with literary scholars about the questions and concepts that drive their work. These podcasts are for anyone who takes pleasure in reading. L.L. is produced by David Sherman, who teaches in the English Department, and sponsored by the Theodore and Jane Norman Fund at Brandeis University.

terça-feira, 4 de setembro de 2012

NY Public Library lança “Frankenstein: The Afterlife of Shelley’s Circle”

A New York Public Library lançou a segunda aplicação do seu projecto Biblion, desta vez dedicada ao clássico de Mary Shelley. “Frankenstein: The Afterlife of Shelley’s Circle” está disponível gratuitamente, tanto em versão Web como para iPad, e incluí digitalizações do manuscrito da obra, ensaios, galerias de imagens e questionários, com especial enfâse na interactividade com o leitor.
What makes a monster? What is it like living on the margins of society? Is technology inherently good or bad? These questions guided Mary Shelley 200 years ago as she wrote her classic novel Frankenstein — they remain just as relevant today. The second edition of Biblion explores the connections between Shelley’s time and our own, showing how the classics resonate throughout society and the breadth of NYPL’s offerings.

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