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Mary Shelley Biography and Poems

Mary Shelley Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Mary Shelley, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Shelley, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin ; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft .

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