Come visit our newest display in Dimond Library near the main entrance. The display highlights British Literature III: Monsters and Machines, an online summer course taught by professor James Krasner.
The Monsters and Machines course material has a strong connection to our library collection. The library display features the main books explored in the class (Dracula, Frankenstein, Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde), as well as movies (Alien, 28 Days Later).
Many secondary sources that focus on monsters and culture were are also added in this display, including items from our Special Collections and Multimedia Center, as well as books in print and electronic format.
Items available to borrow:
- In Frankenstein's shadow: myth, monstrosity, and nineteenth-century writing
- Monsters: evil beings, mythical beasts, and all manner of imaginary terrors
- The monsters: Mary Shelley and the curse of Frankenstein
- Frankenstein: a cultural history
- Who was Dracula?
- Hollywood gothic: the tangled web of Dracula from novel to stage to screen
- Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde after one hundred years
- Monstrous imagination
Other items on display include:
- Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; with pictures by Berni Wrightson. This book is a must-see! It features 50 detailed pen and ink illustrations and took the artist, Berni Wrightson, 7 years to complete.
- Monster Talk - Pop-up book. This book is part of the Carel Chapman Movable Books Collection, which contains over eighteen hundred pop-up and movable books dating from the 1800s to the present.
Come explore the wide variety of items we have in our collection!