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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1797–1851)

Shelley, Mary (Godwin). An English writer of works of psychological and historical fiction, second wife of the poet Shelley; born at London, Aug. 30, 1797; died there, Feb. 1, 1851. Her first story, ‘Frankenstein’ (1818), won for her a place among the imaginative writers of England; it was followed by ‘Valperga,’ a historical romance (1823); ‘The Last Man’ (1826); ‘Lodore’ (1835); ‘Falkner’ (1837).