In the novel An Untimely Frost, or The Authoress, set in 1830s London, American author Jefferson Wheelwright seeks out the reclusive English novelist Margaret T. Haeley, creator of Dunkelraum's monster and widow of the poet Stephen Haeley. The story is inspired by Washington Irving's rumored courtship of Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein. The book also includes the author's essay "Researching the Rhythms of Voice" and discussion questions.
|Publisher:||Twelve Winters Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Ted Morrissey has published the novel Men of Winter and the novelette Figures in Blue, as well as short fiction in nearly twenty national and international journals, including Glimmer Train, Paris Transcontinental and PANK. His essays on writing have appeared in North American Review, Writers Ask and Slush Pile Magazine. A Ph.D. in English studies, he has also published the monograph The Beowulf Poet and His Real Monsters, recipient of the D. Simon Evans Prize for distinguished scholarship. The father of three adult sons, he lives just north of Springfield, Illinois. Visit tedmorrissey.com for further information.