The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley

The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley

by Esther Schor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521007704

ISBN-13: 9780521007702

Pub. Date: 11/30/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Well-known scholars review Mary Shelley's work in several contexts (literary history, aesthetic and literary culture, the legacies of her parents) and also analyze her most famous work— Frankenstein. The contributors also examine Shelley as a biographer, cultural critic, and travel writer. The text is supplemented by a chronology, guide to further reading and

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Well-known scholars review Mary Shelley's work in several contexts (literary history, aesthetic and literary culture, the legacies of her parents) and also analyze her most famous work— Frankenstein. The contributors also examine Shelley as a biographer, cultural critic, and travel writer. The text is supplemented by a chronology, guide to further reading and select filmography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521007702
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2003
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
314
Sales rank:
873,663
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology; Preface; Part I. 'The Author of Frankenstein': 1. Making a 'monster': an introduction to Frankenstein Anne K. Mellor; 2. Frankenstein, Matilda, and the legacies of Godwin and Wollstonecraft Pamela Clemit; 3. Frankenstein, feminism, and literary theory Diane Long Hoeveler; 4. Frankenstein on Film Esther Schor; 5. Frankenstein's futurity: from replicants to robotics Jay Clayton; Part II. Fictions and Myths: 6. Valperga Stuart Curran; 7. The last man Kari E. Lokke; 8. Historical novelist Deidre Lynch; 9. Falkner and other fictions Kate Ferguson Ellis; 10. Stories for the Keepsake Charlotte Sussman; 11. Proserpine and Midas Judith Pascoe; Part III. Professional Personae: 12. Mary Shelley, editor Susan J. Wolfson; 13. Letters: the public/private self Betty T. Bennett; 14. Mary Shelley as biographer Greg Kucich; 15. Mary Shelley's travel writing Jeanne Moskal; 16. Mary Shelley as cultural critic Timothy Morton; Further reading; Selected filmography.

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