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Romantic Outlaws The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

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ISBN-10: 1400068428

ISBN-13: 9781400068425

Edition: 2015

Authors: Charlotte Gordon

List price: $35.00
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"Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) and her daughter Mary Shelley (1797-1851) have each been the subject of numerous biographies by top tier writers, yet no author has ever examined their lives in tandem. Perhaps this is because these two amazing women never knew each other--Wollstonecraft died of infection at the age of 38, a week after giving birth to her daughter. Nevertheless their lives were closely intertwined, their choices, dreams and tragedies so eerily similar, it seems impossible to consider one without the other: both became famous writers; both fell in love with brilliant but impossible authors; both were single mothers and had children out of wedlock (a shocking and…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/28/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Charlotte Gordon is a prize-winning poet and biographer. She received her undergraduate degree in English and American Literature from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from Boston University. Since 1986, she has taught creative writing, history, literature, religion, and theatre. Her poetry has won many prizes, including a Robert Penn Warren Award. Her biography of the seventeenth-century poet, Anne Bradstreet, Mistress Bradstreet: The Untold Life of America's First Poet won a Massachusetts Book Award for non-fiction.