Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Summary

Summary (Masterpieces of World Literature, Critical Edition)

While Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein myth has become a caricature in the public mind, her novel stands up well across the centuries. Moreover, Shelley’s other works are emerging from obscurity. In the twenty-first century, Shelley’s vision of the then-distant future in The Last Man should continue to gather new readers.