In my book The Gothic Wanderer: From Transgression to Redemption, I devoted an entire chapter to Mary Shelley and her place within the Gothic tradition, discussing not just… 4,334 more words
“El monstruo vio como desaparecía el único ser que podría darle un poco de felicidad”
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La noche del 16 junio de 1816, en la villa Diodati, a orillas del lago Lemán en Suiza, se reunieron Lord Byron, el médico John William Polidori, Percy Bysshe Shelley, su esposa Mary y Claire Clairmont (hermanastra de Mary).
Mary Shelley had five pregnancies and only one surviving child. She was, though, an instinctive and devoted mother. When I give talks about Mary and the nine years of her relationship with her poet, Shelley, I quite often hear someone automatically dismissing any deep sympathy. 626 more words
We’re nearing the end of the first season of Second Decade, and I definitely wanted to do this subject before the summer hiatus. The spooky tale of the creation of Mary Shelley’s novel 358 more words
Throughout the novel the theme of isolation has been developed from A to Z. Readers were able to observe what isolation can do to a person based on Shelley’s characters’ development. 527 more words