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Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft 1797-1851

Overview
Works: 3,124 works in 11,509 publications in 30 languages and 221,869 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror fiction  Science fiction  Gothic fiction  Epistolary fiction  Novels  Frame stories  Horror tales  Drama  Monster films 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Other, Creator, Author of introduction, Originator, Recipient, Conceptor, Honoree, Composer, Illustrator, Respondent -appellee, Former owner, Annotator, Translator, Transcriber
Classifications: PR5397, 823.7
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Most widely held works by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The annotated Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

2,526 editions published between 1541 and 2021 in 27 languages and held by 36,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
The last man by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( )

187 editions published between 1826 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 7,991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the twenty-first century, and England is a republic governed by a ruling elite, one of whom, Adrian, Earl of Windsor, has introduced a Cumbrian boy to the circle. This outsider, Lionel Verney, narrates a tale of complicated, tragic love, and of the gradual extermination of the human race by plague
Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus : the 1818 text in three volumes by Mary Shelley( )

217 editions published between 1818 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Recording )

433 editions published between 1970 and 2020 in 11 languages and held by 4,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
Valperga, or, The life and adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( )

63 editions published between 1823 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Valperga, published in 1823 and reprinted here for the first time, was Mary Shelley's second novel, the successor to Frankenstein. Set in fourteenth-century Tuscany, the novel shares certain structural features with the popular fictions of Sir Walter Scott, most notably the novel Ivanhoe with its contrasting heroines, but Mary Shelley's work pointedly challenges Scott's model, inverting his masculinist and conservative outlook, foregrounding the lives of its principal women, Euthanasia dei Adimari and Beatrice of Ferrara, and attaching to the figure of Castruccio Castracani, Prince of Lucca, a retrograde authoritarianism and sterile lust for power. Valperga, steeped in Mary Shelley's command of local Italian history and culture, offers the vivid pleasures of accomplished historical fiction, while at the same time representing in the clash between Castruccio and Euthanasia a struggle between autocracy and liberal democracy that speaks directly to the contemporary political tensions of post-Napoleonic Europe. Timed for Mary Shelley's bicentennial and superbly introduced by Stuart Curran, this exciting new edition makes available a bold yet little-known work by one of the finest minds in English letters."--Jacket
Notes to the complete poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( )

13 editions published between 1839 and 2014 in English and held by 1,834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remarkable writer and intellectual in her own right, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley first encountered the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley when she was only a teenager. After fathering three of her children, Shelley drowned during a storm. In this volume of essays and annotations, Mary Shelley provides unique insight into Shelley's body of poetic work
Frankenstein : the 1818 text, contexts, nineteenth-century responses, modern criticism by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

25 editions published between 1994 and 2019 in English and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[In this text], Contemporary perspective is provided in two supporting sections. "Contexts" includes related writings by Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron, and John William Polidori. "Nineteenth-Century Responses" gathers six reactions to Frankenstein's publication from the years 1818 to 1886, including those by Percy Bysshe Shelley and Hugh Reginald Haweis. "Criticism" is a collection of twelve seminal essays that provide a variety of perspectives on "Frankenstein" by Christopher Small, George Levine ... Marilyn Butler, and Lawrence Lipking
Frankenstein, or, The modern prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in English and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At this challenge, Mary Shelley began work on the 'ghost story' that was to evolve into the most celebrated horror novel in literary history. Frankenstein was published the next year and become the rage of London. In the generations since, the story of Victor Frankenstein and the monster he created has been read by millions all over the world. It has inspired hundreds of imitations, but it has never been equaled for its masterful manipulation of the elements of horror and suspense
Frankenstein : complete, authoritative text with biographical and historical contexts, critical history, and essays from five contemporary critical perspectives by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a scientist who discovers the secret of generating life from lifeless matter, and puts this knowledge to use by creating a monster being. Presents the 1831 text along with five critical essays coming from five different critical perpectives. Each essay is accompanied by an introduction to the history, principles and practice of that critical perspective
Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus : the 1818 text by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

58 editions published between 1969 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
Mathilda by Mary Wollstonecraft( )

84 editions published between 1819 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary Shelley's Mathilda, the story of one woman's existential struggle after learning of her father's desire for her, has been identified as Shelley's most important work after Frankenstein. The two texts share many characteristics, besides authorship and contemporaneity: both concern parental abandonment; both contribute to the Gothic form through themes of incest, insanity, suicidality, monstrosity, and isolation; and both are epistolary. However, Mathilda was not published until 1959, 140 years after Shelley wrote it--in part because Shelley's father, William Godwin, suppressed it. This new edition encourages a critical reconsideration of a novella that has been critically stereotyped as biographical, and explores the importance of the novella to the Romantic debate about suicide. Historical appendices trace the connections between Mathilda and other works by Shelley and by her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, while also providing biographical documents, contemporary works on the theme of incest, and documents on suicide in the Romantic era."--
John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley : complete poetical works by John Keats( Book )

25 editions published between 1817 and 1968 in English and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete poems of John Keats and Percy Shelley. ISBN 0-394-60466-0
Collected tales and stories by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

28 editions published between 1976 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lodore by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( )

72 editions published between 1835 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Shelley was a complex and committed social thinker whose novels reveal her deep concern with the impact of the emerging Victorian social dynamic upon the lives of women. Lodore tells of a woman's journey to reconciliation with her mother
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley( Book )

195 editions published between 1912 and 2020 in 14 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator
The letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley by Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley( Book )

in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein : The Original 1818 'uncensored' Edition by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is the original 1818 'Uncensored' Edition of Frankenstein as first published anonymously in 1818. This original version is much more true to the spirit of the author's original intentions than the heavily revised 1831 edition, edited by Shelley, in part, because of pressure to make the story more conservative. Many scholars prefer the 1818 text to the more common 1831 edition. Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by Mary Shelley about a creature produced by an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was nineteen, and the novel was published when she was twenty-one. The first edition was published anonymously in London in 1818. Shelley's name appears on the second edition, published in France in 1823. Shelley had travelled in the region of Geneva, where much of the story takes place, and the topics of galvanism and other similar occult ideas were themes of conversation among her companions, particularly her future husband, Percy Shelley. The storyline emerged from a dream. Mary, Percy, Lord Byron, and John Polidori decided to have a competition to see who could write the best horror story. After thinking for weeks about what her possible storyline could be, Shelley dreamt about a scientist who created life and was horrified by what he had made. She then wrote Frankenstein
Frankenstein, or the modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Recording )

56 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Frankenstein discovers the secret of creating life and fashions an eight-foot monster, only to bring danger and destruction to the lives of those he loves
Frankenstein, or The modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Book )

163 editions published between 1753 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At this challenge, Mary Shelley began work on the 'ghost story' that was to evolve into the most celebrated horror novel in literary history. Frankenstein was published the next year and become the rage of London. In the generations since, the story of Victor Frankenstein and the monster he created has been read by millions all over the world. It has inspired hundreds of imitations, but it has never been equaled for its masterful manipulation of the elements of horror and suspense
The poetical works of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )

54 editions published between 1824 and 2018 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine of Nora's friends and relatives bring her replacement cats after she loses her beloved Amelia, but there is still one surprise in store
 
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The last man
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The last manFrankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus : the 1818 text in three volumesFrankensteinValperga, or, The life and adventures of Castruccio, Prince of LuccaNotes to the complete poetical works of Percy Bysshe ShelleyFrankenstein : the 1818 text, contexts, nineteenth-century responses, modern criticismFrankenstein, or, The modern prometheusFrankenstein : complete, authoritative text with biographical and historical contexts, critical history, and essays from five contemporary critical perspectives
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Author of "Frankenstein"

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Godwin, Mary‏ 1797-1851

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Mary Shelley English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer

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The Author of "Frankenstein"

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