Death and the Maidens

Death and the Maidens

1816 was the fateful year when the Romantic poet Shelley and his lover Mary shared a hectic creative and sexual menage in Switzerland with Lord Byron. This intense period drew from the men some of the greatest poetry of the age; from Mary, it elicited the seminal figures of Frankenstein and his Creature. But for other women close to Shelley it was a time of tragedy. At the heart of the story are Fanny Wollstonecraft and Harriet Westbrook, women whose lives were literally… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 19, 2013)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 336 pages

Language: English


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