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Valperga, or, The life and adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca

Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Stuart Curran
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Women writers in English 1350-1850.
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Mary Shelley's second novel, "Valperga" was unsuccessful when first published. Her subject matter and unconventional approach to historical fiction may now delight 20th-century readers where it  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
Named Person: Castruccio Castracani; Castruccio Castracani
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Stuart Curran
ISBN: 0195108817 9780195108811 0195108825 9780195108828
OCLC Number: 35586752
Description: xxvi, 454 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Women writers in English 1350-1850.
Other Titles: Valperga
Life and adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca
Responsibility: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ; edited by Stuart Curran.
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