Shelley's Mary: A Life of Mary Godwin Shelley Summary
Margaret Carver Leighton

Everything you need to understand or teach Shelley's Mary by Margaret Carver Leighton.

  • Shelley's Mary: A Life of Mary Godwin Shelley Summary & Study Guide

Shelley's Mary: A Life of Mary Godwin Shelley Summary

Mature readers should read Shelley's Mary because it brings to life the sensitive young woman who wrote Frankenstein. The biography exposes readers to the exhaustive allusiveness of Frankenstein and familiarizes them with the relationships and tragedies that touched Mary Shelley's life. This knowledge awakens readers to serious cultural and ethical problems still unsolved.

By titling this biography Shelley's Mary, the author calls attention to one of the most important relationships of Mary Shelley's...

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