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Shelley's ghost : reshaping the image of a literary family

Author: Stephen Hebron; Elizabeth Campbell Denlinger
Publisher: Oxford : Bodleian Library, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the lives and posthumous reputations of Percy Bysshe Shelley, his wife Mary Shelley, and Mary's parents, William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft. It tells the story of how Mary Shelley, haunted by the past, directly sought to enhance the public's appreciation of her husband and parents by the selective publication of relevant manuscripts. It also explains how she passed on this legacy to her son,
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Percy Bysshe Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; William Godwin; Mary Wollstonecraft; P B Shelley; Mary Shelley; William Godwin; Mary Wollstonecraft; William Godwin; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Shelley, Familie.; William Godwin; Mary Wollstonecraft; Shelley, Familie.; Percy B Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft; William Godwin; Shelley (Familie)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hebron; Elizabeth Campbell Denlinger
ISBN: 9781851243396 1851243399
OCLC Number: 587209529
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Family trees --
Preface --
Shelley and Oxford --
William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft --
Godwin and the Shelleys --
Shelley's notebooks --
Frankenstein --
Shelley's death --
The family papers --
The Shelley sanctum --
Sparks and ashes / by Elizabeth C. Denlinger.
Responsibility: Stephen Hebron and Elizabeth C. Denlinger.
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