The Mary Shelley Reader

The Mary Shelley Reader

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This is a unique selection of the works of Mary Shelley, adding to Frankenstein some of her other works which have not been readily available. The volume includes the novella Mathilda, (an extraordinary story of incest, guilt, and responsibility), selections from her short stories, essays, reviews, letters, and poems, plus a selected bibliography.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 446 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 612.35g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • frontispiece, 10 halftones
  • 0195062590
  • 9780195062595
  • 1,479,421

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'... essential to a perceptive knowledge of her work.' Professor Dr Heinrich F. Plett, Universiteet Essen 'This is a very useful volume, which provides a unique resource for students who wish to explore Mary Shelley beyond Frankenstein. ... reasonably priced and excellently produced ...' Dr David Hopkins, University of Bristol 'Essential reading for any undergraduate or postgraduate seriously interested in writing about any of Mary Shelley's works, or about any aspect of her life. Well chosen selections.' Dr S Shatto, The Queen's University of Belfast 'for the non-specialist reader this collection is ... a most useful one ... The editorial material is brisk, usable, and authoritative. There is an informative chronology and a brief but comprehensive bibliography ... altogether it is a fascinating collection and a valuable aid to teaching.' Patsy Stoneman, University of Hull, Review of English Studies, Vol. 45, No. 17, Feb. 1994show more

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