Mary Shelley
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848422575Publication Date:
15 Mar 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780010991Publication Date:
22 Nov 2012
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First Staged:
Shared Experience, Nottingham Playhouse & West Yorkshire Playhouse tour 2012

Mary Shelley

By Helen Edmundson

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Mary Shelley: daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft; lover of Shelley; author of Frankenstein

Helen Edmundson’s compelling play explores a crucial episode in the early life of Mary Shelley – her meeting and scandalous elopement aged sixteen with Percy Bysshe Shelley, and its consequences for her sisters, her stepmother and above all, her troubled father, the political philosopher William Godwin.

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'full of literary intelligence, feminist fire and feminine understanding'

York Press

'passionate, and at times tragic... it’s testament to the quality of the script and the performances that it flies by'

Yorkshire Post

'Gripping... Without ever reducing Mary Shelley to an issue drama, Edmundson suggests the destructive nature of a life lived without compromise'

The Times

'this is a powerfully told story that will no doubt enjoy a successful run in Leeds, and beyond'

Whatsonstage.com

'This is a great introduction to two pivotal years of Mary Shelley’s life, after which she published the acclaimed Frankenstein, and inspires the spectator to look beyond the stories into the writer’s existence.'

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Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848422575Publication Date:
15 Mar 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780010991Publication Date:
22 Nov 2012
£9.99 £6.49You save £3.50 (35%)

Also by Helen Edmundson:

Thérèse Raquin (stage version)
The Clearing
Queen Anne
Mother Teresa is Dead
Coram Boy (stage version)
War and Peace (stage version)
The Heresy of Love
Orestes
The Mill on the Floss (stage version)
Swallows and Amazons (stage version)
Anna Karenina (stage version)
Life is a Dream
Gone to Earth (stage version)

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