Posted on August 10, 2022 at 10:23 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The inspiration for Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is almost as well-known as the story itself.
Many of us are a little less familiar with her other works, though.
One of those resembles Frankenstein in that it focuses on revivification, as one might guess from the title: "The Reanimated Englishman."
JSTOR shares the real-life story — well, the real story of a briefly popular hoax — of Roger Dodsworth, which inspired "The Reanimated Englishman."
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