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Mansions on Fifth provides the perfect back drop for a traditional afternoon tea AND the "country house" setting for the story that eventually became Frankenstein. Learn about Frankenstein, Shelley, and 19th century anatomy with Rebecca May. We are calling this event, "Frankenstein, inside & out" for a reason! Britsburgh has arranged for this exclusive event, just in time for Halloween!
At Mansions on Fifth you will be Lord Byron's guests during this country house party attended by Mary Shelley that spawned the foundation of her masterpiece, Frankenstein. You will savor tea sandwiches, scones, pastries, and your selection of tea. And since this is afternoon tea, ladies, please feel free to wear your hats; or if you wish to get a jump on Halloween, feel free to come in costume.
NOTE: Price is all inclusive (includes tea, gratuity, taxes, and valet parking).
About our speaker: Rebecca May is Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Duquesne University where she teaches classes in composition, literature, and the medical humanities. Her research focuses on 19th century British literature, the gothic, gender, and the history of medicine. She has published on Wuthering Heights and early Victorian anatomical atlases; the significance of cadavers in literature and medicine in the 1800s; and most recently on Dracula and Victorian coroners' reports.
Tickets: Members $35; Non-members $40
Questions: Please E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Explore fascinating British-themed topics with the guidance of experts and enjoy the company and conversation of fellow enthusiasts as a member of one of Britsburgh Societies: Britsburgh Arts Society, the Britsburgh Beer Society, the Britsburgh History Society, the Britsburgh Literary Society and the Britsburgh Tea Society. If you are not already a member, I would like to invite you to consider becoming a Britsburgh Society member. To become a member, visit the Britsburgh membership page.
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