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  • Internationally renowned as an expert on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Robinson has published several editions of the novel and frequently lectures on the meaning of the novel, its author, and her husband, author Percy Bysshe Shelley.
  • Research focuses on poetry and literary history, with an emphasis on Romantic writers.
  • Authority on English romantic writer Lord Byron. Serves as Executive of the Byron Society of America.
  • Lectures on poetry in local prisons.
  • Can also discuss poetry, publishing history, the editing of literary texts, "Rime of the Ancient Mariner," and the essayist William Hazlitt.

Professor, English

In The News:
Original Frankenstein on display (BBC Radio 4)
Who wrote Frankenstein? (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Who wrote the original Frankenstein? (The (London) Sunday Times)
The Birth of Frankenstein (The Chronicle of Higher Education)

UDaily Articles:
UD Frankenstein expert on History Channel
English prof receives graduate studies advising award
New paperback by UD professor offers two versions of Frankenstein tale

Frankenstein, romanticism, literature, poetry, English