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Top 10 Cultural Anniversaries

Posted by Published on January 2, 2018

 From the publication of Mary Shelley’s  Frankenstein to the release of Stanley Kubrick’s landmark film 2001: A Space Odyssey, we take a look at some of the cultural anniversaries coming up in 2018   1. Mary Shelley’s masterwork Frankenstein is published, 1 January 1818 – 200 year anniversary “I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I…

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“I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life, and stir with an uneasy, half vital motion. Frightful must it be; for supremely frightful would be the effect of any human endeavour to mock the…

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