Frankenstein and Fantasmagoriana, Story 3: La Tête de mort

By by Maximiliaan van Woudenberg The third story in Fantasmagoriana is a personal favourite. While the influence of ‘La Tête de Mort’ on Shelley’s Frankenstein is minimal at best, there are several intertextual tidbits related to this story that are quite intriguing. Let’s explore the origins of the story first. Provenance Paths and Variants Interestingly, ‘La […] …read more