The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley by Esther SchorThe Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley by Esther Schor

The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley

EditorEsther Schor

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Well-known scholars review Mary Shelley's work in several contexts (literary history, aesthetic and literary culture, the legacies of her parents) and also analyze her most famous work-- Frankenstein. The contributors also examine Shelley as a biographer, cultural critic, and travel writer. The text is supplemented by a chronology, guide to further reading and select filmography.
Title:The Cambridge Companion to Mary ShelleyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:316 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.71 inPublished:January 5, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521007704

ISBN - 13:9780521007702

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Table of Contents

Chronology; Preface; Part I. 'The Author of Frankenstein': 1. Making a 'monster': an introduction to Frankenstein Anne K. Mellor; 2. Frankenstein, Matilda, and the legacies of Godwin and Wollstonecraft Pamela Clemit; 3. Frankenstein, feminism, and literary theory Diane Long Hoeveler; 4. Frankenstein on Film Esther Schor; 5. Frankenstein's futurity: from replicants to robotics Jay Clayton; Part II. Fictions and Myths: 6. Valperga Stuart Curran; 7. The last man Kari E. Lokke; 8. Historical novelist Deidre Lynch; 9. Falkner and other fictions Kate Ferguson Ellis; 10. Stories for the Keepsake Charlotte Sussman; 11. Proserpine and Midas Judith Pascoe; Part III. Professional Personae: 12. Mary Shelley, editor Susan J. Wolfson; 13. Letters: the public/private self Betty T. Bennett; 14. Mary Shelley as biographer Greg Kucich; 15. Mary Shelley's travel writing Jeanne Moskal; 16. Mary Shelley as cultural critic Timothy Morton; Further reading; Selected filmography.

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"The Cambirdge Companion to Mary Shelley fulfills the admirable project of providing in one compact volume an introduction to and crticism of most of Shelley's oeuvre....this companion is an excellent introduction to such a discussion." - Staci Stone, Murray State University, South Atlantic Review