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Published: 24 June 2022

160 Pages | 10 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198869191

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Mary Shelley: A Very Short Introduction

Charlotte Gordon

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers the social and literary context for Mary Shelley's life and works
  • Offers fascinating new insights into Frankenstein, particularly Shelley's emphasis on the importance of empowering women
  • Gives a critical survey of Shelley's literary career beyond Frankenstein, including six other novels, two travel books, and her short stories and essays
  • Dicusses the role Shelley played in promoting and editing the work of Percy B. Shelley
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide