The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley (Cambridge Companions to Literature)


identified from her day to ours as 'the writer of Frankenstein', Mary Shelley certainly created one of many imperative myths of modernity. yet she went directly to live to tell the tale all demeanour of upheaval - own, political, - and to provide an oeuvre of bracing intelligence and vast cultural sweep. The Cambridge significant other to Mary Shelley is helping readers to evaluate for themselves her awesome physique of labor. In transparent, obtainable essays, a exotic staff of students position Shelley's works in numerous old and aesthetic contexts: literary heritage, the legacies of her mom and dad William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, and naturally the lifestyles and afterlife, in cinema, robotics and hypertext, of Frankenstein. different issues coated comprise Mary Shelley as a biographer and cultural critic, because the first editor of Percy Shelley's works, and as shuttle author. This necessary quantity is complemented by means of a chronology, a consultant to extra examining and a choose filmography.

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