eBook Critical Companion To Mary Shelley: a literary reference to her life and work, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1438138717
  • ISBN-13: 9781438138718
  • DDC: 823.7
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released September 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

Mary Shelley is best known for her classic novel Frankenstein, a literary masterpiece that remains one of the most frequently taught books in high school and college classrooms, but her other works of fiction are also important and increasingly popular. In addition, her personal life continues to fascinate. She was the wife of the great Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and the daughter of the feminist activist Mary Wollstonecraft. The new CRITICAL COMPANION TO Mary Shelley is the definitive one-stop resource for anyone interested in this influential author.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Biography.
2: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (1797–1845).
3: Works A to Z.
4: “The Bride of Modern Italy” (1824).
5: “The Dream” (1832).
6: “The Evil Eye” (1830).
7: Falkner (1837).
8: “The False Rhyme” (1828).
9: The Fortunes of Perkin Warbeck (1830).
10: Frankenstein (1818).
11: History of a Six Weeks’ Tour (1817).
12: Journals and Letters.
13: The Last Man (1826).
14: Lodore (1835).
15: Mathilda (1959).
16: “The Mortal Immortal” (1833).
17: Proserpine and Midas (ca. 1820).
18: “Roger Dodsworth: The Reanimated Englishman” (1821).
19: “Transformation” (1830).
20: Valperga, or the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca (1823).
21: Related People and Topics.
22: Byron, George Gordon (Lord Byron) (1788–1824).
23: Hero, Byronic.
24: Criticism, Feminist.
25: Godwin, William (1756–1836).
26: Gothic Fiction.
27: Journey, Hero’s (Quest).
28: The Keepsake.
29: Paradise Lost (1667 and 1674).
30: Polidori, John William (1795–1821).
31: Prometheus.
32: Psychoanalytic Criticism.
33: Romanticism.
34: Science Fiction.
35: Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792–1822).
36: Trelawny, Edward John (1792–1881).
37: Wollstonecraft, Mary (1759–1797).
Appendixes.
Mary Shelley Chronology.
Bibliography of Works by Mary Shelley.
Selected Bibliography of Secondary Sources.