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Mary Shelley: Romance and Reality
     

Mary Shelley: Romance and Reality

by Emily W. Sunstein
 

"Beyond question Shelley scholars and 19th-century specialists will value this usefully annotated and carefully produced edition; it may also be that anyone would enjoy the stories themselves... and the accompanying original engravings." — Diane Johnson, Washington Post.

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"Beyond question Shelley scholars and 19th-century specialists will value this usefully annotated and carefully produced edition; it may also be that anyone would enjoy the stories themselves... and the accompanying original engravings." — Diane Johnson, Washington Post.

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New York Times
Promises to be the definitive biography of Mary Shelley... Sunstein is to be praised for looking anew at so misunderstood a life.

Washington Post
Beyond question Shelley scholars and 19th-century specialists will value this usefully annotated and carefully produced edition; it may also be that anyone would enjoy the stories themselves... and the accompanying original engravings.

— Diane Johnson

Washington Post - Diane Johnson
Beyond question Shelley scholars and 19th-century specialists will value this usefully annotated and carefully produced edition; it may also be that anyone would enjoy the stories themselves... and the accompanying original engravings.

Booknews
Originally published in hardcover in 1989 by Little, Brown. A scholarly but eminently readable account of the life and career of Mary Shelley (1797-1851), daughter of pioneer feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and radical philosopher William Godwin, lover and wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley, author of Frankenstein, and creator of the science fiction genre. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801842184
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1991
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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