Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley by Betty T. Bennett

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  • Biography: general,
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 19th century,
  • Literary,
  • Letters And Correspondence,
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft,,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Authors, English,
  • 1797-1851,
  • 19th century,
  • Correspondence

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages448
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Open LibraryOL7870101M
ISBN 100801848865
ISBN 109780801848865
OCLC/WorldCa30070473

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Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer, and editor of the works of her husband, Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe was the daughter of the political philosopher William Godwin and the writer, philosopher, and feminist Mary/5(13).

Publication of the widely acclaimed, three-volume edition of Mary Shelley's letters was completed incontaining all 1, of her known extant letters. Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley book Betty T.

Bennett has selected of those letters to give an overview of Mary Shelley's life as she was seeing it, living it, and recording it/5(3). The letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley reveal a remarkable woman living in a remarkable age.

They date from October shortly after her elopement with Percy Bysshe Shelley--through Septemberfive months before her death.

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They give an account of her life with Shelley, their literary aspirations and the extraordinary Shelley-Byron circle and describe 19th-century life. Late 20th-century publications of her casual writings include The Journals of Mary Shelley, – (), edited by Paula R. Feldman and Diana Scott-Kilvert, and Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (), edited by Betty T.

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Publication of the widely acclaimed, three-volume edition of Mary Shelley's letters was completed incontaining all 1, of her known extant letters. Now Betty T. Bennett has selected of those letters to give an overview of Mary Shelley's life as she was seeing it, living it, and recording it.

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I found myself famous. For this edition, Nancy Simmons has chosen some letters that represent the contours of Mary Emerson's life and thought. A valuable contribution to literary, historical, religious, and feminist scholarship, The Selected Letters of Mary Moody Emerson recovers from the footnotes of literary history a woman of considerable intellectual influence.

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They date from October - shortly after her elopement with Percy Bysshe Shelley - through Septemberfive months before her death. Her correspondents' names are familiar - Shelley himself, Byron, Bulwer-Lytton, Disraeli, General Lafayette, Sir Walter Scott - and the letters abound with.

Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark is a personal travel narrative by the eighteenth-century British feminist writer Mary twenty-five letters cover a wide range of topics, from sociological reflections on Scandinavia and its peoples to philosophical questions regarding identity.

Published by Wollstonecraft's career-long publisher, Joseph. Mary Wollstonecraft (/ ˈ w ʊ l s t ən k r æ f t /, also UK: /-k r ɑː f t /; 27 April – 10 September ) was an English writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's the late 20th century, Wollstonecraft's life, which encompassed several unconventional personal relationships at the time, received more attention than her writing.

In a particularly beautiful letter to her sister Fanny from the spring ofincluded in Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (public library), Shelley describes the perilous but almost unbearably breathtaking journey from France to Lake Geneva in Switzerland — the largest and deepest of the Swiss lakes, where she would soon.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born in England on Aug Her parents were two celebrated liberal thinkers, William Godwin, a social philosopher, and Mary Wollstonecraft, a women's rights advocate.

Eleven days after Mary's birth, her mother died of puerperal fever.3/5(1). Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon (Hutchinson, £25).

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The Love Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Percy Shelley was so obsessed with Wollstonecraft after. Letters of Mary W. Shelley, (2 vols., ed. by Frederick L. Jones) Mary Shelley's Journal, (ed. by Frederick L.

Jones) My Best Mary: The Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, (ed. by Muriel Spark and Derek Stanford) Mathilda, (ed. by Elizabeth Nitchie). Author by: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Languange: en Publisher by: Oxford University Press on Demand Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 44 Total Download: File Size: 40,7 Mb Description: Not reprinted since its first edition, Mary Shelley's second novel is sure to be a major discovery of the Mary Shelley bicentenary of The novel's lack of success as a follow-up to.

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Renewed interest in the life and works of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley has in recent years generated new biographical studies, complete editions of her letters and Free shipping over $ In this book, Betty T.

Bennett offers an extensively expanded version of the introduction she wrote for Pickering and Chatto's eight volume set, The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley.

Along with her insightful retelling of Mary Shelley's eventful life story, Bennett gives us a fresh reading of Frankenstein in the context of its author's. Author of Frankenstein - Tapa Dura - The Life And Letters Of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley V2, The novels and selected works of Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism), Frankenstein, Frankenstein, Mythological dramas, Transformation.

A Fiction. Author: Mary Wollstonecraft; Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: Category: Fiction Page: 93 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, travel writer, and editor of the works of her husband, Romantic poet and philosopher.

Shelley, Mary (–)Romantic author of Frankenstein and other texts who is as notable for her influence on her lover and husband Percy Bysshe Shelley as for her own writings. Name variations: Mary Godwin Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.

Source for information on Shelley, Mary (–): Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia dictionary. The most eloquent summary of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's position in English letters is still Leigh Hunt's much-quoted couplet from "The Blue-Stocking Revels": "And Shelley, fourfam'd,—for her parents, her lord, / And the poor lone impossible monster abhorr'd." Though recent studies have shown some appreciation of Mary Shelley by her own lights, the four "fames" Hunt mentioned have tended.

The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume 1 (of 2) Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography Subject: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, Subject: Women and literature -- England -- History -- 19th century Category: Text: EBook-No.

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My Best Mary: The Selected Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, edited by Muriel Spark and Derek Standford (London: Wingate, ). The Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, 3 volumes, edited by Betty T. Bennett (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, ).

Once viewed solely in relation to the history of feminism, Mary Wollstonecraft is now recognised as a writer of formidable talent across a range of genres, including journalism, letters and travel writing, and is increasingly understood as an heir to eighteenth-century literary and political traditions as well as a forebear of romanticism.

Read this book on Questia. Pioneers in life writing, Mary Wollstonecraft, author of A VINDICATION OF THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN (), and Mary Shelley, author of FRANKENSTEIN (), are now widely regarded as two of the leading writers of the Romantic period.

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