Frankenstein is a very similar gothic novel. It is about a man - a Dr - who is egotistical and plays God and does not see his limitations or forsee the consequences. The monster comes in the form of a man.
Mary Wollstonecraft Writer, feminist and philosopher, first woman to articulate the gap between the rights of man and rights of women. In 1792 she wrote her book, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, which is still a powerful tract today.