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Mary Shelley

(Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
UK flag (1797 - 1851)
Daughter of William Godwin

aka Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Shelley was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft.

Genres: Horror
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Mary Shelley
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Short stories
Valerius: The Reanimated Roman
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818)
The Last Man [short story] (1826)
The Last Man (excerpt) (1826)
The Reanimated Englishman (1826)
     aka Roger Dodsworth: The Reanimated Englishman
The Transformation (1831)
The Mortal Immortal: A Tale (1833)

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