The Resource Mary Shelley, Miranda Seymour

Mary Shelley, Miranda Seymour

Label
Mary Shelley
Title
Mary Shelley
Statement of responsibility
Miranda Seymour
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Miranda Seymour illustrates the rich and unexplored life of Mary Shelley. Everything from her childhood to her tempestuous relationship with Percy Shelley; Seymour brings to life the brilliant mind that created Frankenstein through unexplored and intriguing sources. The Mary Shelley we meet here is a woman we can engage with and understand. Her world, so rich in its settings and its cast of characters, seems drawn from a novel. She, at its centre, is flawed, brave, generous, and impetuous, a woman whose dark and brilliant imagination gave us a myth which seems ever more potent in our own era.
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2001
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158262
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seymour, Miranda
Dewey number
  • 823/.7
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Women and literature
  • Authors, English
Target audience
adult
Label
Mary Shelley, Miranda Seymour
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [571]-618) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xvi, 655 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802117021
Lccn
2001035094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780802117021
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits, photographs
Label
Mary Shelley, Miranda Seymour
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [571]-618) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xvi, 655 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802117021
Lccn
2001035094
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780802117021
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, portraits, photographs

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