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Focus on Frankenstein: Author Biography

A guide to Frankenstein for ENGL 1113 with Professor Davis

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley by Richard Rothwell, ​National Portrait Gallery, London                                     

 

     

 

 

                             

 

 

 

 

 

 


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797-1851)

by Richard Rothwell
​oil on canvas, exhibited 1840
© National Portrait Gallery, London

 

"I busied myself to think of a story...One which would speak to the mysterious fears of our nature and awaken thrilling horror."
—Mary Shelley, from the introduction to the 1831 edition of Frankenstein

 

Find out more about the life of Mary Shelley and how she came to write Frankenstein, featuring writer Philip Hoare and Mary Shelley biographer, Daisy Hay.

Books at TCC Library about Mary Shelley

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