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7 edition of English Authors Series - Mary Shelley found in the catalog.

English Authors Series - Mary Shelley

by Thompson Smith

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Twayne Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women and literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English literature,
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft,,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Language, Literature And Biography,
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft,
  • Biography,
  • Sociology,
  • 1797-1851,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • 19th century,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • England,
  • English authors,
  • History,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEnglish Authors Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7935963M
    ISBN 100805770453
    ISBN 109780805770452

    About Frankenstein. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read At the age of eighteen, Mary Shelley, while staying in the Swiss Alps with her lover Percy Shelley, Lord Byron, and others, conceived the tale of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the monster he brings to life. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (30 August – 1 February ) was an English author best known for writing the novel was in her teens when she wrote the book that is now a classic.

    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is an novel written by English author Mary Shelley (–) that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a hideous sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she and the first edition was published anonymously in London on 1 January , when she was Mary Shelley - renowned author of Frankenstein and the wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley - has often been considered solely in light of these two facts. While scholarly interest in Mary Shelley's life and work has intensified in recent years, the critical understanding of this seminal author has been marked by its constricted focus. Shelley was by no means the author of a single work produced under.

    Written by Mary Shelley (), Frankenstein is the best-selling horror classic about an experiment that goes horribly wrong, and a monster who swears revenge on his creator. Swiss student Victor Frankenstein uncovers the secret to bringing life to what is lifeless, and in assembling body parts to create a monster, ultimately sets the stage for his own destruction and that of everything /5(K). For the bicentennial of its first publication, Mary Shelley’s original text, introduced by National Book Critics Circle award-winner Charlotte Gordon. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read marks the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s seminal novel.


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Mary Shelley was actually born as Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin on August 30th, in London. She was the a daughter of both Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, and she was their only daughter. Although the labour was not so complicated and difficult, sadly few days after the birth her mother got sick from placental infection which led to.

Order of Mary Shelley Books Mary Shelley () was an English author of gothic fiction and horror novels. In addition to being a novelist, she was also a short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer, and editor for her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley.

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She received an excellent education, which was unusual for girls at the time. She never went to school, but she was taught to read and write by Louisa Jone. 19 rows  Richard Rothwell, Mary Shelley, () This is a list of works by Mary Shelley (30.

English writer Mary Shelley is best known for her horror novel "Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus." She was married to poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Who Born: After a long series of civil dissension--after many battles, whose issue involved the fate of thousands--after the destruction of nearly all the English nobility in the contest between the two Rose.

The best novels written in English: the full list no book in English literary history had enjoyed more editions, spin-offs and translations. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley ().

From Mary Shelley’s monster to HG Wells’s guileless future race, plant eaters have provided a rich diet for literature Published: 20 Nov Top 10 books about vegetarians.

Looking for books by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. See all books authored by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, including Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, and Frankenstein / Dracula / Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (Signet Classics), and more on   Mary Shelley, the daughter of the writer Mary Wollstonecraft, was born in At the age of 16 she ran away to the Continent with the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, marrying him in on the death of his wife.

She started to write Frankenstein as her contribution to a ghost story competition while staying near Lake Geneva with Shelley and Lord Byron/5(M). Frankenstein is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in an unorthodox scientifi.

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Mary Shelley Issue of English Authors Series Volume of Twayne's English authors series: Author: William Walling: Contributor: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: Publisher: Twayne Publishers, Length: pages: Subjects.

STUDY AIDS: ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mary Shelley's Reading: Alphabetical List Where an X occurs in the box designated for Percy Shelley's reading, it means that we are certain that he read the text, but are not sure that Mary did as well.

In such a household, however, it is unwise to surmise that many books under perusal went undiscussed by the two. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a grotesque but sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment/5(K).

Mary Shelley was born in London on Aug Her father William Godwin wrote the famous An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice () and her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft was famous for writing A Vindication of the Rights of Women (). Mary Wollstonecraft died only ten years after the birth of Mary Shelley.

Mary Shelley’s Revision: The first book inspired by young Mary’s book was her own revision of it. By this time, she had published other novels, established herself, somewhat transcended her scandalous youth, and become the keeper of the Romantics’ flame. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, English Romantic novelist best known as the author of Frankenstein.

The only daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, she met the young poet Percy Bysshe Shelley in and eloped with him to France in July The couple were married inafter.Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer, and editor of the More.In the summer ofMary, at ran off to Europe with the married poet Percy Bysshe Shelley.

There she joined his literary circle, which included Lord Byron. The events that inspired the creation of the tale took place during the couple’s sojourn in Italy.

It was published in .