Born: 30 August 1797, Somers Town, London
Died: 1 February 1851, Chester Square, London
Spouse: Percy Bysshe Shelley (m. 1816–1822)
Buried: St Peter's Church, Bournemouth
Parents: William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (née Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft.
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S. K. Gregory is an author, editor and blogger. She currently resides in Northern Ireland.
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