While doing research on Mary Shelley's novel, "Frankenstein," for a film project, I came across one of the most peculiar and earliest works of fan fiction in history. A rabid fan of Shelley, Dorothy Baxter (1802-1861) started writing fan letters to the author shortly after the publication of "Frankenstein" in 1818. In fact, she sent Mary Shelley more than two hundred fan letters and even got to meet the famous author. Then, in 1823, Dorothy gave birth to a stillborn child. The experience apparently traumatized her beyond ...

Fucking Frankenstein 2009, Createspace, North Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781442185746

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