Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley

Book - 1996
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This study focuses on the entirety of Mary Shelley's work, rather than simply discussing Frankenstein. It opens with a biographical chapter, then covers Shelley's work in poetry and drama: Frankenstein and The Last Man as protoscience fiction; historical fiction and tales; non-fiction and literary criticism; domestic sentimental fiction; and travel writing. It sets these works within the cultural context of the politics, sexual politics, and transformation of genres in nineteenth century Britain, and establishes Mary Shelley as a major literary figure who excelled in a variety of genres.
Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1996.
ISBN: 9780805770452
0805770453
Branch Call Number: 823.7 Smi
Characteristics: xv, 197 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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