De Quincey's Gothic Masquerade. 173 She argues that the novel is a "birth myth" in which Shelley comes to terms with her guilt for causing her mother's death as well as for failing as a parent. Lxvii,"d in Jones 1998. Bennett, An Introduction, 47,. 114 Sir Timothy Shelley had at first agreed to support his grandson, Percy Florence, only if he were handed over to an appointed guardian. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1984.
Wake, Ann M Frank. 112 Return to England and writing career " Frankenstein is the most wonderful work to have been written at twenty years of age that I ever heard. Mary later described the novel as her "hideous progeny" and its preoccupation with tragic births reflects the fact that her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, died from complications a few days after giving birth to her.
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Mary Shelley's Literary Lives and Other Writings. 10, Intro., Frankenstein 1831 edition Shelley, Mary, Paragraphs 1113, "Introduction" Frankenstein (1831 edition) Gutenberg"d in Spark, 157, from Mary Shelley's introduction to the 1831 edition of Frankenstein. Jeanne Moskal, London: William Pickering (1996). Wollstonecraft died of puerperal fever shortly after Mary was born. 210 In the 1820s and 1830s, Mary Shelley frequently wrote short stories for gift books or annuals, including sixteen for The Keepsake, which was aimed at middle-class women and bound in silk, with gilt -edged pages. Reviewers and readers assumed that Percy Shelley was the author, since the book was published with his preface and dedicated to his political hero William Godwin. 20 (21 December 2017.38, 4041. Nineteenth Century Fiction 33 (1978 324347. 180 Feminist critics often focus on gays in Military how authorship itself, particularly female authorship, is represented in and through Shelley's novels. 259 Reputation Engraving by George Stodart after a monument of Mary and Percy Shelley by Henry Weekes (1853) In her own lifetime, Mary Shelley was taken seriously as a writer, though reviewers often missed her writings' political edge.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. Spark, 3637; St Clair, 374. 174 Shelley scholar Anne. Upon their return to England, Mary was pregnant with Percy's child. Sunstein, 58; Spark,. St Clair, 375; Spark, 45,. 72 Claire Clairmont gave birth to a baby girl on 13 January, at first called Alba, later Allegra.