Mrs. Shelley


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(1.8 stars; 2 reviews)

"I have to thank all the previous students of Shelley as poet and man--not last nor least among whom is my husband--for their loving and truthful research on all the subjects surrounding the life of Mrs.Shelley." -Lucy Madox Brown Rossetti

Mrs. Shelley is a biography of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, author of Frankenstein and other works, wife of Percy Shelley, daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin who penned The Vindication of the Rights of Women, and daughter of William Godwin, a philosopher and novelist. The life of this woman, who at nineteen wrote a story that has become a part of everyday culture, is its own story to tell. The author Lucy Madox Brown Rossetti was the daughter of the artist Ford Madox Brown and the wife of William Michael Rossetti of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. (Summary by A.L. Gramour) (6 hr 43 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface 2:06 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter I: PARENTAGE—Part 1 20:11 Read by Cori Samuel
Chapter I: PARENTAGE—Part 2 20:09 Read by Cori Samuel
Chapter II: GIRLHOOD OF MARY--PATERNAL TROUBLES—Part 1 11:52 Read by Anna Simon
II: GIRLHOOD OF MARY--PATERNAL TROUBLES__Part 2 10:56 Read by Anna Simon
Chapter III: SHELLEY—Part 1 9:35 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter III: SHELLEY—Part 2 14:20 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter III: SHELLEY—Part 3 15:37 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter IV: MARY AND SHELLEY—Part 1 14:39 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter IV: MARY AND SHELLEY—Part 2 9:08 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter V: LIFE IN ENGLAND 18:50 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter VI: DEATH OF SHELLEY'S GRANDFATHER, AND BIRTH OF A CHILD—Part 1 14:49 Read by Amy Gramour
VI: DEATH OF SHELLEY'S GRANDFATHER, AND BIRTH OF A CHILD—Part 2 12:41 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter VII: "FRANKENSTEIN." 19:00 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter VIII: RETURN TO ENGLAND—Part 1 10:11 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter VIII: RETURN TO ENGLAND—Part 2 12:56 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter IX: LIFE IN ITALY—Part 1 9:53 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter IX: LIFE IN ITALY—Part 2 10:25 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter X: MARY'S DESPONDENCY AND BIRTH OF A SON 5:45 Read by Cate Mackenzie
Chapter XI: GODWIN AND "VALPERGA." 19:27 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter XII: LAST MONTHS WITH SHELLEY —Part 1 14:58 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter XII: LAST MONTHS WITH SHELLEY —Part 2 16:40 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter XIII: WIDOWHOOD 21:06 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter XIV: LITERARY WORK —Part 1 16:32 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter XIV: LITERARY WORK —Part 2 15:08 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter XV: LATER WORKS 16:02 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter XVI: ITALY REVISITED —Part 1 14:24 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter XVI: ITALY REVISITED —Part 2 13:54 Read by Amy Gramour
Chapter XVII: LAST YEARS 12:23 Read by Amy Gramour

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(2.5 stars)

I knew little about the Shelleys, Godwin, Byron, etc. I still don't. A fairly super vial book which glosses over much. Well read.

waste of time doesn’t tell you much over all about Mary Shelly’s personal life.


(1 stars)