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The Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Authors: Garrett, Martin

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This volume considers the work and life of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851). It looks not only at Frankenstein and its composition, sources, themes and reception but at the wide range of other work by Shelley including such novels as The Last Man and Mathilda and her tales, reviews, travel writing and the (until recently neglected) Literary Lives of Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and French writers. There are detailed entries on her personal and/or literary relationship with her parents Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley, Byron, Coleridge and Claire Clairmont; on her religion, feminism, politics, relation to Romanticism, portraits and representation in drama, film and television; and on the influence of her work on such writers as Poe, Elizabeth Gaskell, the Bront√ęs, Dickens and H.G. Wells. 

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Martin Garrett has written widely on Romantic and Renaissance literature. He is the author of the Palgrave Literary Dictionaries of Byron (joint winner of the Elma Dangerfield prize in 2011) and Percy Bysshe Shelley. His A Romantics Chronology, 1780-1832 (Palgrave Macmillan 2016) won an Information Resources award from the library association CILIP in 2017.

Table of contents (22 chapters)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Palgrave Literary Dictionary of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Literary Dictionaries
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-56639-3
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-56639-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-56638-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 336
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