Description - The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley by Betty T. Bennett
Mary Shelley (1797-1851) was the only child of the famous radicals, Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin. In 1814, she eloped with, and later married, Percy Bysshe Shelley. After his death in 1822, Mary Shelley returned to London where she pursued a professional writing career. Though known mainly for her most famous work, "Frankenstein" (1818), which she wrote while staying with Byron and Shelley on the shores of Lac Leman, and for her editing of Shelley's works, she was the author of a number of novels; "Matilda" (1819), "Valperga" (1823), "The Last Man" (1826), "Perkin Warbeck" (1830) and "Lodore" (1835) and "Falkner" (1837). She also wrote numerous articles and tales for various magazines and journals, including the "Westminster Review" and the "London Magazine". This edition allows the full range of Mary Shelley's writings to be studied and appreciated.
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