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Although it is often overlooked, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein: Or the Modern Prometheus grapples repeatedly with the problem of vegetarianism. The ‘monster’ chooses not to ‘destroy the lamb and the kid, to glut my appetite; acorns and berries afford me sufficient nourishment

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The monster is a ‘modern Prometheus’ not only because he is a ‘new man’ born of the mangled French Revolution, but also because he chooses not to eat meat

Half-Earth Socialism

Shelley’s monster is made of sewn flesh stolen from proletarian corpses, and Frankenstein’s desire to create a ‘new species’ by instilling human consciousness in inert nature ends in death and chaos

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1. Elsewhere

1.1. In my garden

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1.2. In the Agora

1.3. Mentions

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