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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley : an introduction

Author: Betty T Bennett
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.
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In this book, the author offers an extensively expanded version of the introduction she wrote for Pickering and Chatto's eight volume set, The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley. Along with her retelling of Mary Shelley's eventful life story, the author gives us a fresh reading of Frankenstein in the context of its author's full career. She also discusses a variety of Mary Shelley's lesser known works,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Bennett, Betty T.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)606436776
Online version:
Bennett, Betty T.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)606999465
Named Person: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Mary Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty T Bennett
ISBN: 0801859751 9780801859755 080185976X 9780801859762
OCLC Number: 38595508
Notes: "A revision and expansion of the introduction to The novels and selected works of Mary Shelley, published in 1996 by Pickering and Chatto"--Title page verso.
Description: xiii, 177 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Early journeys, 1797-1818 --
Italy, 1818-1823 --
Return to England, 1823-1837 --
Last journeys, 1837-1851.
Responsibility: Betty T. Bennett.
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