Frankenstein and Fantasmagoriana, Story 5: L’ Heure fatale

By by Maximiliaan van Woudenberg The fifth story in both Gespensterbuch and Fantasmagoriana (vol 2), ‘L’Heure fatale’ / ‘The Fated Hour,’ is the second story in Tales of the Dead. It appears to have been more of an influence on Byron’s Manfred (1817) than Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Provenance Paths and Variants First, the provenance path from […] …read more