Mary Shelley (1797–1851) was an English writer involved in the Romantic movement. Her novel Frankenstein is her best known work.
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is one of the most influential and controversial novels of the nineteenth century; it is also one of the most misunderstood and misinterpreted. It has been vivisected critically by latter-day Victor Frankensteins who have transformed the meanings emergent from the novel into monsters of post-modern misconception. Meanwhile… Read more »