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Mary Wollstonecraft painting by John Opie 1797

Video Fantastic Women Series – Mary Wollstonecraft

We have all heard of Frankenstein, a novel that can be considered the first true science fiction story, written by Mary Shelley in 1818. But perhaps not many of us will know of Mary Shelley’s mother M...

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Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein born August 30, 1797

Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley was born on this day (August 30) 1797. She was an English novelist who wrote the Gothic novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and pro...

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