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Art: You've Created a Monster! Poem #10

This is my attempt to salvage August. I got a good start to my 500 poems project in July but then fell off that wagon. It’s hard to get back on a moving vehicle. 484 more words

Flavorwire Interview: Mary Shelley Biographer Charlotte Gordon on the Life, Loves, and Legacy of the Influential 'Frankenstein' Author

Happy 218th birthday to Mary Shelley, Frankenstein author, feminist, and daughter of writer and women’s rights advocate Mary Wollstonecraft. The lives and esteemed works of both Marys were recently explored in the book… 4,371 more words

Books

Happy Birthday, Mary Shelley!

I didn’t mean for this blog to be dominated by birthday announcements as of late, but this is one I cannot fail to mention: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born August 30, 1797. 349 more words

Books

"Mother" of Science Fiction Born on This Date

Mary Shelley was born on this date in 1797. She has one of the most famous pedigrees in literary history. She was the daughter of philosopher /writers William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft and the wife of Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. 12 more words

Novels

Five Fascinating Facts about Mary Shelley

Five facts about the life and work of Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein

1. Her most famous novel, Frankenstein, is widely considered the first science fiction novel. 632 more words

Literature

The Tragedies of Mary Shelley

On the 30th of August 1797, English novelist Mary (Wollstonecraft) Shelley was born in London. She was the wife and muse of Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley, daughter of political philosopher William Godwin and of philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft. 804 more words

Literature

30th August - On This Day In History

Born:

1797 Mary Shelley (author of Frankenstein)

Died:

2003 Charles Bronson (actor)

On This Day:

1941 Nazi troops begin the Siege of Leningrad

Have a good Sunday, 30th August

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