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Mary shelley is, of course, most remembered for penning frankenstein (which is ironic since she originally had to publish it anonymously), but the story of how her culture-shifting monster came to be is less well known at the age of eighteen, mary, then mary godwin, was travelling europe with her lover and future husband, percy shelley. Frankenstein or, the modern mary shelley created the story on a rainy afternoon in 1816 in geneva mary shelley led a life nearly as tumultuous as the. Struggling with mary shelley's frankenstein but if you ask us, the real story of frankenstein is way, way cooler: during the summer of 1816. Frankenstein is a novel written by english author mary shelley about eccentric scientist victor frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment shelley started writing the story when she was 18, and the novel was published when she was 20 the first edition was.
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Shelley’s novel, frankenstein: or, the modern prometheus (1818), is a combination of gothic horror story and science fictionthe book tells the story of victor frankenstein, a swiss student of natural science who creates an artificial man from pieces of corpses and brings his creature to life. Shelley spent nine months by lake geneva writing the story of the bringing to life of a monster. Behind the dominating presence of frankenstein, the richness of mary shelley’s life is in danger of being lost.Download