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Mary Shelley's Early Novels

'This Child of Imagination and Misery'

Mary Shelley's Early Novels seeks to redress the commonly held view that Mary Shelley was simply another mouthpiece for her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her most challenging and ambitious novels; Frankenstein, Valperga, and The Last Man, are examined in the light of her intellectual relationship with Percy Shelley. Les mer
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Mary Shelley's Early Novels seeks to redress the commonly held view that Mary Shelley was simply another mouthpiece for her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her most challenging and ambitious novels; Frankenstein, Valperga, and The Last Man, are examined in the light of her intellectual relationship with Percy Shelley. We see the way in which these novels reflect her gradual rejection of his radical tenets in an assertion of her own intellectual and ideological independence.

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Preface - Acknowledgements - Author's Note - Introduction - Early Influences: 'A History of the Jews' - Frankenstein and the 'Good Cause' - 'Connected in a Thousand Ways': Mary Shelley and Lord Byron - That Masterpiece of His Malice: Valperge - 'This Earth is not, nor ever can be Heaven': The Last Man - Creating a Literary Reputation - Conclusion - Appendix A: Manuscript Essay 'A History of the Jews' - Appendix B: Shelley's Reply to Leslie's Short and Easy Method - Appendix C: The Byron Manuscripts - Appendix D: Perkin Warbeck, Lodore and Falkner - Bibliography - Index