Publisher description for The Cambridge companion to Mary Shelley / edited by Esther Schor.


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Counter Well-known scholars review Mary Shelley's work in several contexts (literary history, aesthetic and literary culture, the legacies of her parents) and also analyze her most famous work-- Frankenstein. The contributors also examine Shelley as a biographer, cultural critic, and travel writer. The text is supplemented by a chronology, guide to further reading and select filmography.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 Criticism and interpretation, Women and literature England History 19th century