The Last Man

The Last Man

by Scott Parker, Mary Shelley
     
 

A futuristic story of tragic love and of the gradual extermination of the human race by plague, The Last Man is Mary Shelley's most important novel after Frankenstein. With intriguing portraits of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, the novel offers a vision of the future that expresses a reaction against Romanticism, and demonstrates the failure of the imagination…  See more details below

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A futuristic story of tragic love and of the gradual extermination of the human race by plague, The Last Man is Mary Shelley's most important novel after Frankenstein. With intriguing portraits of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, the novel offers a vision of the future that expresses a reaction against Romanticism, and demonstrates the failure of the imagination and of art to redeem the doomed characters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149427314
Publisher:
Scott Parker
Publication date:
03/30/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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