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The Other Mary Shelley : beyond Frankenstein

Author: Audrey A Fisch; Anne Kostelanetz Mellor; Esther H Schor
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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This volume comprises 15 critical essays written by some of the most eminent Romantic scholars in academia. The essays survey the oeuvre of Mary Shelley as it developed beyond Frankenstein, and  Read more...

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Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Audrey A Fisch; Anne Kostelanetz Mellor; Esther H Schor
ISBN: 0195077407 9780195077407
OCLC Number: 25747607
Description: x, 300 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Mary Shelley's sympathy and irony: the editor and her corpus / Mary Farvet --
Editorial privilege: Mary Shelley and Percy Shelley's audiences / Susan J. Wolfson --
Reading Mary Shelley's Journals: Romantic subjectivity and feminist criticism / Mary Jean Corbett --
Mary Shelley and the taming of the byronic hero: "transformation" and The Deformed Transformed / Paul A. Cantor --
The Last Man: apocalypse without millenium / Morton D. Paley --
Prosperpine and Midas: gender, genre, and mythic revisionism in Mary Shelley's dramas / Alan Richardson --
Beatrice in Valperga: a new Cassandra / Barbara Jane O'Sullivan --
God's sister: history and ideology in Valperga / Joseph W. Lew Swayed by contraries: Mary Shelley and the everyday / Laurie Langbauer --
Disfiguring economies: Mary Shelley's short stories / Sonia Hofkosh --
Subversive surfaces: the limits of domestic affection in Mary Shelley's later fiction / Kate Ferguson Ellis --
Mary Shelley in transit / Esther H. Schor --
The last man / Barbara Johnson --
Plaguing politics: AIDS, deconstruction, and The Last Man / Audrey A. Fisch.
Responsibility: edited by Audrey A. Fisch, Anne K. Mellor, Esther H. Schor.
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this is an important volume, not only allowing Mary Shelley to escape from the monster to be seen whole, but also restoring to Frankenstein a context of literary-historical specificity of Read more...

 
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