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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

SparkNotes, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this title offers students what they need to succeed. It provides chapter-by-chapter analysis, explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols, a review quiz and essay topics. It is...

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 2014 Edition
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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 2014 Edition

Mary Shelley

This definitive 2014 edition includes the original Mary Shelley novel validated against multiple authentic sources, a short story inspired by Frnakenstein appearing here for the first time in print, an introspective into...

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Frankenstein: Retold from the Mary Shelley Original
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Frankenstein: Retold from the Mary Shelley Original

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Deanna McFadden, Jamel Akib, Arthur Pober

From the bits and pieces of dead bodies and the power of electricity, the brilliant Victor Frankenstein fashions a new form of life - only to discover, too late, the irreparable damage he has caused. This title tells the story of...

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Selections
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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Selections

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851), the author of Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus (1817) and the wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley, came from a family of William Goodwin - anarchist philosopher, writer and atheist...

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Mary Shelley - Lodore: Elegance Is Inferior to Virtue.
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Mary Shelley - Lodore: Elegance Is Inferior to Virtue.

Mary Shelley

Born in 1797, Mary Shelley's mother died when she was only 11 days old. Mary was then raised by her Father, who remarried when she was four, and thereafter the young Mary had a liberal but informal upbringing. At 17 she began the...

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The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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Mary and Maria
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Mary and Maria

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, Janet Todd

Includes stories that combine passion with forceful feminist argument. In Mary Wollstonecraft's Mary , the heroine flees her young husband in order to nurse her dearest friend, Ann, and finds genuine love, while Maria tells of a...

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Almost Invincible: A Biographical Novel of Mary Shelley, Author of Frankenstein
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Almost Invincible: A Biographical Novel of Mary Shelley, Author of Frankenstein

Suzanne Burdon

She is singularly bold, somewhat imperious, and active of mind. Her desire of knowledge is great, and her perseverance in everything else she undertakes, almost invincible. Mary Shelley began Frankenstein in 1814, when she was...

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Mary Shelley: Collected Tales and Stories with Original Engravings
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Mary Shelley: Collected Tales and Stories with Original Engravings

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Charles Edward Robinson

Beyond question Shelley scholars and 19th-century specialists will value this usefully annotated and carefully produced edition. -- Washington Post

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Collected Works of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Collected Works of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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Collected Works of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Collected Works of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Muriel Spark

In the summer of 1816, aged nineteen, Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein. A pioneering work of science fiction, it captured the popular imagination from the start. The daughter of radical philosopher William Godwin and pioneering...

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Mary Shelley - The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck: It Is Justice, Not Charity, That Is Wanting in the World.
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Mary Shelley - The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck: It Is Justice, Not Charity, That Is Wanting in the World.

Mary Shelley

Born in 1797, Mary Shelley's mother died when she was only 11 days old. Mary was then raised by her Father, who remarried when she was four, and thereafter the young Mary had a liberal but informal upbringing. At 17 she began the...

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Mary Shelley - The Last Man: Invention, It Must Be Humbly Admitted, Does Not Consist in Creating Out of Void, But Out of Chaos.
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Mary Shelley - The Last Man: Invention, It Must Be Humbly Admitted, Does Not Consist in Creating Out of Void, But Out of Chaos.

Mary Shelley

Born in 1797, Mary Shelley's mother died when she was only 11 days old. Mary was then raised by her Father, who remarried when she was four, and thereafter the young Mary had a liberal but informal upbringing. At 17 she began the...

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Summer of Monsters: The Scandalous Story of Mary Shelley
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Summer of Monsters: The Scandalous Story of Mary Shelley

Tony Thompson (Head of Professional Studies, Ashworth Centre, Ashworth Hospital, Liverpool)

Mary's life began in shadow. Unwanted and overlooked, her desire was to make something of her existence. So how would meeting a young poet change her path forever? Scandal. Passion. Desire. Mary's choices were clear - but would...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Prof. Harold Bloom, Janyce Marson

Mary Shelley's Frankenstein , a story she wrote at the age of 19, is still a popular tale to this day, remarkable not only for its striking plot but also its Romantic elements. Part of the Bloom's Classic Critical Views series,...

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Sergio A Sierra, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Meritxell Ribas

When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this title offers students what they need to succeed. It provides chapter-by-chapter analysis, explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols, a review quiz and essay topics. It is...

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A Life with Mary Shelley
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A Life with Mary Shelley

Barbara Johnson, Judith Butler, Shoshana Felman

This collection presents the hitherto unpublished last work by deceased literary scholar Barbara Johnson, A Life with Mary Shelley, alongside Johnson's earlier landmark essays on Shelley and incisive new commentary on Johnson's...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Graham Allen

Graham Allen provides both an introduction to and review of the critical responses to Mary Shelley's major fictions, from the Romantic period to the present day, while also pushing debates forward. The book moves beyond...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Miranda Seymour

Mary Shelley's own life was as dramatic as her fiction. Even had she not (at the age of 19) authored Frankenstein , one of the greatest horror fables in literature, she would be crucial to the study of Romanticism. Drawing on...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Helen Edmundson

Presents the tale of Mary Shelley - and how she came to write one of the greatest stories ever told, aged just 19. This title explores Shelley's remarkable life: her controversial philosopher father, her scandalous elopement aged...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Miranda Seymour

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year and a Washington Post Best Book of 2001, Mary Shelley gracefully moves through the dramatic life of the woman behind history's most legendary monster. The Mary readers meet here,...

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A Life with Mary Shelley
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A Life with Mary Shelley

Barbara Johnson, Judith Butler, Shoshana Felman

This collection presents the hitherto unpublished last work by deceased literary scholar Barbara Johnson, A Life with Mary Shelley, alongside Johnson's earlier landmark essays on Shelley and incisive new commentary on Johnson's...

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Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley

Johanna M. Smith (Bowdoin College, USA)

This study focuses on the entirety of Mary Shelley's work, rather than simply discussing Frankenstein . It opens with a biographical chapter, then covers topics including Shelley's work in poetry and drama, Frankenstein and ...

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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Nicholas Marsh

This study focuses on how Frankenstein works: how the story is told and why it is so rich and gripping. Part I uses carefully selected short extracts for close textual analysis, while Part II examines Shelley's life, the...

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Prof. Harold Bloom

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein , a story she wrote at the age of nineteen, is a popular tale, remarkable not only for its striking plot but also its Romantic elements. This collection of critical essays examines works...

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Frankenstein: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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Frankenstein: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Prof. Harold Bloom

Perhaps best recognized for the horror films it has spawned, Frankenstein , written by 19-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, was first published in 1818. This book presents a collection of critical essays available on this...

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A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia
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A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia

Paula R. Feldman, Lucy Morrison, Staci L. Stone

This reference contains hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries detailing the life and work of Mary Shelley. Some of the entries briefly contextualize their topics, while others offer more extensive discussions.

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The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Mary Shelley Volume 2: Including One Novel  The Last Man  and Three Short Stories of the Strange and Unusual
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The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Mary Shelley Volume 2: Including One Novel The Last Man and Three Short Stories of the Strange and Unusual

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Tales from a Mistress of the Gothic Mary Shelley is possibly one of the most renowned women authors of all time. She is, of course, the literary creator of the iconic Frankenstein's monster and that alone has guaranteed it and her...

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The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Mary Shelley-Volume 1: Including One Novel Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus and Fourteen Short
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The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Mary Shelley-Volume 1: Including One Novel Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus and Fourteen Short

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Tales from a Mistress of the Gothic Mary Shelley is possibly one of the most renowned women authors of all time. She is, of course, the literary creator of the iconic Frankenstein's monster and that alone has guaranteed it and her...

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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Berthold Schoene

In this guide, Berthold Schoene-Harwood provides a detailed introduction to the most important critical debates on a novel that continues to make its mark in the realms of both high literature and popular culture.

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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein
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Mary Shelley: Frankenstein

Nicholas Marsh

This study focuses on how Frankenstein works: how the story is told and why it is so rich and gripping. Part I uses carefully selected short extracts for close textual analysis, while Part II examines Shelley's life, the...

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Shelley Et Al : Frankenstein/Dracula/Jekyll & Hyde (Sc): Frankenstein/Dracula/Jekyll & Hyde (Sc)
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Shelley Et Al : Frankenstein/Dracula/Jekyll & Hyde (Sc): Frankenstein/Dracula/Jekyll & Hyde (Sc)

Bram Stoker, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Three horror classics--with an introduction by Stephen King Some of literature's most popular and enduring horror icons in one indispensable tome.

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The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Mary Shelley-Volume 1: Including One Novel  Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus  and Fourteen Short Stories of the Strange and Unusual
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The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Mary Shelley-Volume 1: Including One Novel Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus and Fourteen Short Stories of the Strange and Unusual

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Tales from a Mistress of the Gothic Mary Shelley is possibly one of the most renowned women authors of all time. She is, of course, the literary creator of the iconic Frankenstein's monster and that alone has guaranteed it and her...

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Science, Gender and History: The Fantastic in Mary Shelley and Margaret Atwood
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Science, Gender and History: The Fantastic in Mary Shelley and Margaret Atwood

Suparna Banerjee

Comparing Mary Shelley and Margaret Atwood, this book examines a selection of their speculative/fantastic novels from a feminist postcolonial perspective. It brings out the broad convergences in the way the two authors - separated...

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Mary Shelley: A Literary Life
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Mary Shelley: A Literary Life

John Williams

Much of Mary Shelley's life reads like a compilation of some of the most sensationalist novels of her time. This book offers an assessment of her literary achievement, set against the background of the evolution of the English...

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Mary Shelley  Frankenstein
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Mary Shelley Frankenstein

Essaka Joshua, C. W. R. D. Moseley

Places Mary Shelley's revolutionary novel in its political, philosophical and literary context.

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Percy Bysshe Shelley: Hellas
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Percy Bysshe Shelley: Hellas

Percy Bysshe Shelley, Donald H. Reiman, Mary A. Quinn, Michael O'Neill, Charles Edward Robinson

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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My Best Mary: The Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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My Best Mary: The Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Muriel Spark, Derek Stanford

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Mary Shelley: Her Circle and Her Contemporaries
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Mary Shelley: Her Circle and Her Contemporaries

Lucy Morrison, L. Adam Meckler

A collection of essays that expands critical consideration of Mary Shelley's placement within the age we call 'Romantic', wherein her texts converse with those of her family, her circle, and her contemporaries. It addresses how...

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Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

Mary Shelley

One freezing morning, a lone man wandering across the Arctic ice caps is rescued from starvation by a ship's captain. That man is Victor Frankenstein and his story is one of ambition, murder and revenge. As a young scientist he...

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Frankenstein or 'the Modern Prometheus'
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Frankenstein or ‘the Modern Prometheus’

Mary Shelley, Martin Stiff

Begun when the author was only eighteen, and conceived from a nightmare, this title is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified readers since its first publication in 1818. It has seared its way into...

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My Best Mary: The Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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My Best Mary: The Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Muriel Spark, Derek Stanford

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Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

Mary Shelley, David Mann

He's big, bad, and ugly, and he really wants a wifeFrankenstein's monster is on the rampage: terrorizing the locals, unleashing murderous hell . . . and reading novels in his spare time. Can his petrified creator stop this reign...

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Mary Shelley in Her Times
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Mary Shelley in Her Times

Betty T. Bennett, Stuart Curran

Offers a complex picture of Mary Shelley, emphasizing the full range and significance of her writings in terms of her own era and ours. The book aims to bring fresh insight into the life and work of a writer who spent nearly three...

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: An Introduction
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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley: An Introduction

Betty T. Bennett

The author revises and expands the introduction she wrote for Pickering and Chatto's eight-volume set, The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley . It considers the breadth of Mary Shelley's career and familiarizes readers...

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Mary Shelley: A Literary Life
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Mary Shelley: A Literary Life

John Williams

Much of Mary Shelley's life reads like a compilation of some of the most sensationalist novels of her time. This book offers an assessment of her literary achievement, set against the background of the evolution of the English...

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Romantic Consciousness: Blake to Mary Shelley
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Romantic Consciousness: Blake to Mary Shelley

John Beer

At the end of the eighteenth century English writers probed the riddle of human consciousness and how it differed from Being in a divine or universal sense. In the first of two studies, now with a new Preface, Beer traces this...

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