Mary Shelley's life, especially the first half of it, was as sad, melodramatic, improbable, and even tragic as any sentimental nineteenth century "sensation" novel. Given her background, Mary's intellectual prowess and literary talents are not surprising
Mary Shelley's life, especially the first half of it, was as sad, melodramatic, improbable, and even tragic as any sentimental nineteenth century "sensation" novel. Given her background, Mary's intellectual prowess and literary talents are not surprising. Her father, William Godwin, was one of the most famous and versatile thinkers and writers of his time, having penned a very important thousand-page political tract, Enquiry concerning Political Justice, and a popular, provocative novel of pursuit and guilt, Caleb Williams, in the space of two years (1793-94).
Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The story of Victor Frankenstein's monstrous creation and the havoc it caused has enthralled generations of readers and inspired countless writers of horror and suspense. Robert Louis Stevenson: Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde This intriguing novel, both fantasy thriller and moral allegory, depicts the struggle of two opposing personalities - one essentially good, the other evil - for the soul of one man.
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. 1 I Go to University. My name is Frankenstein – Victor Frankenstein. I was born in 1810 in the beautiful city of Geneva, in Switzerland. My father and mother loved me very much and my early life was happy. My younger brother William was born when I was twelve years old. Two years later, my dear Elizabeth came to live with us. She was the daughter of my father’s best friend. When Elizabeth’s parents died, Elizabeth came to live with us in our house.
MARY SHELLEY was born in London in 1797, daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, famous radical writers . The idea for Frankenstein came to Mary Godwin during a summer sojourn in 1816 with Percy Shelley on the shores of Lake Geneva, where Lord Byron was also staying.
MARY SHELLEY was born in London in 1797, daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, famous radical writers of the day. Mary’s mother died tragically ten days after the birth. Under Godwin’s conscientious and expert tuition, Mary’s was an intellectually stimulating childhood, though she often felt misunderstood by her stepmother and neglected by her father.
Free eBooks at Planet eBook. By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Download free eBooks of classic literature, books and novels at Planet eBook. Letter 1. To Mrs. Saville, England St. Petersburgh, Dec. 11th, 17- You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied. the commencement of an enterprise which you have regard-ed with such evil forebodings. I arrived here yesterday, and my first task is to assure my dear sister of my welfare and increasing confidence in the success of my undertaking.
скачать книгу бесплатно. Slowly I became calmer among the beautiful mountains. Felix taught Sophie from books about what had happened in the world in the past. I learnt to sleep again, and for days I did not see anybody. So I learnt about the Greeks and Romans, and about Christ, and about the first white men in America and the sad story of the Indians. I could not understand why men who knew all about good and evil could hate and kill each other. I learnt other things too.
Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was an English . Discover new books on Goodreads. See if your friends have read any of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's books.
Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, often known as Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayis. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Followers (3,677).