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Mary Shelley : a literary life

Author: John Williams
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 2000.
Series: Macmillan literary lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive overview of Mary Shelley's life as an author frequently reads like an anthology of extracts from some of the most lurid and sensationalist novels of the early 19th century.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Williams
ISBN: 0333698304 9780333698303 0333698312 9780333698310 0312228325 9780312228323
OCLC Number: 46599926
Description: ix, 209 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 2 Parents 7 --
3 Early Years, 1797-1814 23 --
4 Author of Frankenstein, 1814-20 41 --
5 Wife of Shelley, 1820-22 71 --
6 Widow of Shelley, 1822-26 93 --
7 Writing to Live, 1826-34 116 --
8 Fiction and the Marketplace: Lodore and Falkner, 1834-38 137 --
9 Editor of Shelley, 1838-39 159 --
10 'Ten years which have made me old' 181.
Series Title: Macmillan literary lives.
Responsibility: John Williams.

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'...an enjoyable, thought-provoking book that is a valuable contribution to Shelley studies...Mary Shelley in Her Times contains some of the strongest essays of recent times on Shelley's work.' - Read more...

 
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