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Mary Shelley: A Literary Life

Mary Shelley: A Literary Life (Hardback)

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Much of Mary Shelley's life reads like a compilation of some of the most lurid and sensationalist novels of her time. After the stormy years of her relationship with Percy Shelley, Mary went on to raise her one surviving son on her own, never sure of the loyalty of friends, threatened and intimidated by her dead husband's father. John Williams offers a thoughtful assessment of her literary achievement, set against the background of the evolution of the English novel in the politically volatile years of the early nineteenth century.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 31/03/2000 ISBN-13: 9780333698303  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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JOHN WILLIAMS has been a reader in Literary Studies in the School of Humanities at the University of Greenwich since 1993. His publications have included books on English poetry, Reading Poetry (1985) and Twentieth Century British Poetry (1987). In 1989 he published William Wordsworth: Romantic Poetry and Revolution Politics. He is currently editor of The Powys Journal.

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