Mary Shelley Dover Reader
Mary Shelley Dover Reader  -     By: Mary Shelley
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Mary Shelley Dover Reader

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Mary Shelley's works have propelled her to rise as a major figure in the world of Romantic literature. This Dover anthology presents some of her most famous works, including Frankenstein, The Modern Prometheus, Mathilda, Transformation, The Dream, The Mortal Immortal, The False Rhyme, and a significant excerpt from the apocalyptic classic The Last Man. 497 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 512
Vendor: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2016
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0486802493
ISBN-13: 9780486802497
Series: Dover Reader

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The daughter of political philosopher William Godwin and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley (1797–1851) created a remarkable body of work that includes novels, short stories, essays, plays, biographies, and travel books. For many years, she was remembered solely as the author of Frankenstein and the wife of poet Percy Bysshe Shelley; today her reputation has risen to that of a major figure in the world of Romantic literature.
This treasury offers the best of Mary Shelley's writings, starting with the complete text of her masterpiece, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, as well as the melancholy novella Mathilda and a significant excerpt from the apocalyptic classic The Last Man. In addition to the essay "On Ghosts," the collection includes a selection of short stories: "Transformation," "The Dream," "The Mortal Immortal," "The False Rhyme," and "Roger Dodsworth: The Reanimated Englishman."

Author Bio

Daughter of political philosopher William Godwin and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley edited the works of her husband, Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, and is best known as the author of Frankenstein. In recent decades her work has been reevaluated and her reputation has risen to that of a major figure in the world of Romantic literature.

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