Mary Shelley - Author of the legendary novel "Frankenstein." - I owe much to Shelley's work for sparking my tastes in horror and the Romantic period and social observation. Not only that, I intensely identify with her - as we share the birthday of August
A quote from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.-You almost sympathize with Adam here, I never read it fully enough to appreciate it until now.Now I see the story as being very depressing and heart wrenching as well as disturbing.
Frankenstein author Mary Shelley kept her dead husband’s heart and carried it with her for almost 30 years until she died in It was found in a desk drawer a year later, wrapped in a copy of one of his final poems.
Mary Wollstonecraft Writer, feminist and philosopher, first woman to articulate the gap between the rights of man and rights of women. In 1792 she wrote her book, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, which is still a powerful tract today.
Illustrations for Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Frankenstein is possibly my favourite book ever, I love how the flowery prose and heavy romantic influences combine with the gruesome plot. I wanted to draw it a bit differently - giving a very vague,.
mythosidhe: Although I have to point out that there was a piece of speculative science fiction called The Blazing World published by one Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne in slightly predating Mary Shelley.