Mary Wollstonecraft And Mary Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft And Mary Shelley

Writing Lives

eBook - 2001
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This daring English mother and daughter pioneered the genre of life writing in the Romantic period. Among the biographical works discussed in 15 essays by North American and Australian scholars are Wollstonecraft's Vindication, Letters from Norway, and Maria, or The Wrongs of a Woman; Godwin's Memoirs of Wollstonecraft; and Shelley's Frankenstein, The Last Man, Ladore, and Rambles in Germany and Italy. The capstone is a full-length play by a leading Canadian playwright interweaving their lives and literary themes. Includes illustrations of Renaissance art seen by Shelley (d. 1851). Buss and her co-editors are English professors at the U. of Calgary. c. Book News Inc.
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont., Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2001.
ISBN: 9780585463414
Characteristics: x, 330 p. : ill.


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