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Romantic Outlaws

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Description for Romantic Outlaws Paperback. English feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and author Mary Shelley were mother and daughter, yet these two women never knew one another. At just nineteen years old, Mary travelled around Italy with Percy Shelley and Lord Byron, and there wrote Frankenstein. She also went on to become the editor of her husband's poetry. This book tells her story. Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: BGL; BK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 199 x 52. Weight in Grams: 610.
***AS READ ON BBC RADIO 4*** NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER 'A gripping account of the heartbreaks and triumphs of two of history's most formidable female intellectuals, Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. Gordon has reunited mother and daughter through biography, beautifully weaving their narratives for the first time.' Amanda Foreman English feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and author Mary Shelley were mother and daughter, yet these two extraordinary women never knew one another. Nevertheless, their passionate and pioneering lives remained closely intertwined, their choices, dreams and tragedies eerily similar. Both ... Read more

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Windmill Books
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About Charlotte Gordon
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 ... Read more

Reviews for Romantic Outlaws
[A] unique double biography... An excellent and poignant book whose heroines breathe in its pages.
David Aaronovitch
The Times
A mother and daughter who changed not only the way we think, but the way we are... extraordinary women, a dozen decades ahead of their time... Romantic Outlaws enables readers to compare the different ways ... Read more

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