The Last Man PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

The Last Man

IndoEuropeanPublishing.com
Publication date: January 2010
ISBN: 9781604440973
Digital Book format: PDF (Adobe DRM)

Buy PDF

Our price:
$3.95
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
The Last Man is an apocalyptic science fiction novel by Mary Shelley, which was first published in 1826. The book tells of a future world that has been ravaged by a plague. The novel was harshly reviewed at the time, and was virtually unknown until a scholarly revival beginning in the 1960s. It is notable in part for its semi-biographical portraits of Romantic figures in Shelley's circle, particularly Shelley's late husband Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron. Mary Shelley (Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 - 1 February 1851) was a British 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. Until the 1970s, Mary Shelley was known mainly for her efforts to publish Percy Shelley's works and for her novel Frankenstein, which remains widely read and has inspired many theatrical and film adaptations. Recent scholarship has yielded a more comprehensive view of Mary Shelley's achievements. Scholars have shown increasing interest in her literary output, particularly in her novels, which include the historical novels Valperga (1823) and Perkin Warbeck (1830), the apocalyptic novel The Last Man (1826), and her final two novels, Lodore (1835) and Falkner (1837). Studies of her lesser-known works such as the travel book Rambles in Germany and Italy (1844) and the biographical articles for Dionysius Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia (1829-46) support the growing view that Mary Shelley remained a political radical throughout her life. Mary Shelley's works often argue that cooperation and sympathy, particularly as practised by women in the family, were the ways to reform civil society. This view was a direct challenge to the individualistic Romantic ethos promoted by Percy Shelley and the Enlightenment political theories articulated by her father, William Godwin. (Wikipedia)
Please sign in to review this product.
Format:
Devices:
The Last Man PDF (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open PDF (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
5045 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Enabled and unlimited.
Printing:
Enabled and unlimited.
Other books by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Frankenstein ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Frankenstein
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Trajectory Classics, June 2014
ISBN: 9781632090188
Format: ePub
Our price: $4.99
Frankenstein ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Mary Shelley
Frankenstein
Mary Shelley & Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Simon & Schuster, May 2014
ISBN: 9781476788081
Format: ePub
Our price: $0.99
The Last Man ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The Last Man
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Start Classics, April 2014
ISBN: 9781609778767
Format: ePub
List Price: $2.49 Our price: $1.99
Notes to The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Notes to The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Start Classics, April 2014
ISBN: 9781609778781
Format: ePub
Our price: $0.99
Recently Viewed Products