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
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The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley

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
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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