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Frankenstein (Longman Cultural Editions)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Longman, 2006

From the Longman Cultural Editions series, this second edition of Frankenstein p resents Mary Shelley's remarkable novel in several provocative and illuminating contexts: cultural, critical, and literary.      Series Editor Susan J. Wolfson presents the 1818 version of Mary Shelley's famous novel in its cultural and historical contexts. Like all great works of fiction, Frankenstein gains depth and dimension from its ...


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Dover Thrift Editions)
Mary Wollstonecraft

Dover Publications, 1996

In an era of revolutions demanding greater liberties for mankind, Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) was an ardent feminist who spoke eloquently for countless women of her time. Having witnessed firsthand the devastating results of male improvidence, she assumed an independent role early in life, educating herself and eventually earning a living as a governess, teacher and writer. She was also an esteemed member of the radical intellectual circle ...


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

• This e-book publication is unique which includes exclusive Introduction, Historical Background and handcrafted additional content. • This edition also includes detailed Biography. • A new table of contents with working links has been included by a publisher. • This edition has been corrected for spelling and grammatical errors.


Frankenstein (Classic Starts Series)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Sterling, 2006

Mary Shelley’s tragic story of a scientist who created a monster is perhaps even more compelling and meaningful today than when it was written nearly two centuries ago. From the bits and pieces of dead bodies, and the power of electricity, the brilliant Victor Frankenstein fashions a new form of life—only to discover, too late, the irreparable damage he has caused.


Frankenstein SparkNotes Literature Guide (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)
SparkNotes, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

SparkNotes, 2014

When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, here's the lit-crit help students need to succeed! SparkNotes Literature Guides make studying smarter, better, and faster. They provide chapter-by-chapter analysis, explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols, a review quiz and essay topics. Lively and accessible, SparkNotes is perfect for late-night studying and paper writing.


A Vindications of the Rights of Woman
Mary Wollstonecraft

Wollstonecraft Books, 2013

One of the earliest contributions to feminist philosophy, Wollstonecraft’s powerful treatise on the value of women in society tackles many of the patriarchal attitudes prevalent in the eighteenth century. In addition to championing the notion that women enjoy all the same fundamental rights as men, Wollstonecraft argues that men benefit from treating their wives as companions rather than commodities. Touching upon many themes in women’s ...


The Last Man (Wordsworth Classics)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 2004

With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Pamela Bickley, The Godolphin and Latymer School, formerly of Royal Holloway, University of London The Last Man is Mary Shelley's apocalyptic fantasy of the end of human civilisation. Set in the late twenty-first century, the novel unfolds a sombre and pessimistic vision of mankind confronting inevitable destruction. Interwoven with her futuristic theme, Mary Shelley incorporates idealised portraits of ...


The Annotated Frankenstein
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Belknap Press, 2012

First published in 1818, Frankenstein has spellbound, disturbed, and fascinated readers for generations. One of the most haunting and enduring works ever written in English, it has inspired numerous retellings and sequels in virtually every medium, making the Frankenstein myth familiar even to those who have never read a word of Mary Shelley’s remarkable novel. Now, this freshly annotated, illustrated edition illuminates the novel and its ...


Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Dark Horse Books, 2008

Few works by comic-book artists have earned the universal acclaim and reverence that Bernie Wrightson's illustrated version of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Frankenstein was met with upon its original release in 1983. Twenty-five years later, this magnificent pairing of art and literature is still considered to be one of the greatest achievements made by any artist in the field. This book includes the complete text of the original ...


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman and A Vindication of the Rights of Men
Mary Wollstonecraft

Oxford University Press, 2009

This volume brings together the major political writings of Mary Wollstonecraft in the order in which they appeared in the revolutionary 1790s. It traces her passionate and indignant response to the excitement of the early days of the French Revolution and then her uneasiness at its later bloody phase. It reveals her developing understanding of women's involvement in the political and social life of the nation and her growing awareness of the ...


Frankenstein (Norton Critical Edition)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Norton, 1996

A monster assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator. The text of this Norton Critical Edition is that of the 1818 first edition, published in three volumes by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones, in which only obvious typographical errors have been corrected. This text represents what Frankenstein's first readers encountered and is the text favored ...


Maria, or the Wrongs of Woman
Mary Wollstonecraft

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim’s Progress and Othello. As an anthology ...


Frankenstein (Norton Critical Editions) Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, 1994


The Feminist Papers: From Adams to de Beauvoir

Northeastern University Press, 1988

Here are, as Alice Rossi claims in her well-written preface, 'the essential works of feminism, ' published over a period of 200 years. Her introductions to each section are informative and written with nonpolemical grace. -- Doris Grumbach, New Republic


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Dark Books Limited, 2014

Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley


Frankenstein (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Barnes & Noble Classics, 2004

Frankenstein , by Mary Shelley , is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics   series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics : New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of ...


Mary and The Wrongs of Woman (Oxford World's Classics)
Mary Wollstonecraft

Oxford University Press, 2009

Mary Wollstonecraft is best known for her pioneering views on the rights of women to share equal rights and opportunities with men. They are expressed here in two novels in which heroines have to rely on their own resources to establish their independence and intellectual development. Strongly autobiographical, both novels powerfully complement Wollstonecraft's non-fictional writing, inspired by the French Revolution and the social upheavals ...


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Rethinking the Western Tradition)
Mary Wollstonecraft

Yale University Press, 2014

Mary Wollstonecraft’s visionary treatise, originally published in 1792, was the first book to present women’s rights as an issue of universal human rights. Ideal for coursework and classroom study, this comprehensive edition of Wollstonecraft’s heartfelt feminist argument includes illuminating essays by leading scholars that highlight the author’s significant contributions to modern political philosophy, making a powerful case for her as ...


Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014


Mary and Maria by Mary Wollstonecraft & Matilda by Mary Shelley (Penguin Classics)
Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley

Penguin Classics, 1993

This book brings together three extraordinary novels by an extraordinary pair, Mary Wollstonecraft, radical feminist and author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman , and Mary Shelley, her daughter, author of Frankenstein . In Mary (1788), Mary Wollstonecraft explores the position of an alienated intellectual woman and, in portraying her struggle against the constraints of a claustrophobic feminine world, began a line that would ...



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