Mrs. Shelley

Lucy Madox ROSSETTI (1843 - 1894)

"I have to thank all the previous students of Shelley as poet and man--not last nor least among whom is my husband--for their loving and truthful research on all the subjects surrounding the life of Mrs.Shelley." -Lucy Madox Brown Rossetti

Mrs. Shelley is a biography of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, author of Frankenstein and other works, wife of Percy Shelley, daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin who penned The Vindication of the Rights of Women, and daughter of William Godwin, a philosopher and novelist. The life of this woman, who at nineteen wrote a story that has become a part of everyday culture, is its own story to tell. The author Lucy Madox Brown Rossetti was the daughter of the artist Ford Madox Brown and the wife of William Michael Rossetti of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. (Summary by A.L. Gramour)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Preface Amy Gramour
00:02:06
Play 01 Chapter I: PARENTAGE—Part 1 Cori Samuel
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Play 02 Chapter I: PARENTAGE—Part 2 Cori Samuel
00:20:09
Play 03 Chapter II: GIRLHOOD OF MARY--PATERNAL TROUBLES—Part 1 Anna Simon
00:11:52
Play 04 II: GIRLHOOD OF MARY--PATERNAL TROUBLES__Part 2 Anna Simon
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Play 05 Chapter III: SHELLEY—Part 1 Amy Gramour
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Play 06 Chapter III: SHELLEY—Part 2 Amy Gramour
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Play 07 Chapter III: SHELLEY—Part 3 Amy Gramour
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Play 08 Chapter IV: MARY AND SHELLEY—Part 1 Amy Gramour
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Play 09 Chapter IV: MARY AND SHELLEY—Part 2 Amy Gramour
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Play 10 Chapter V: LIFE IN ENGLAND Amy Gramour
00:18:50
Play 11 Chapter VI: DEATH OF SHELLEY'S GRANDFATHER, AND BIRTH OF A CHILD—Part 1 Amy Gramour
00:14:49
Play 12 VI: DEATH OF SHELLEY'S GRANDFATHER, AND BIRTH OF A CHILD—Part 2 Amy Gramour
00:12:41
Play 13 Chapter VII: "FRANKENSTEIN." Amy Gramour
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Play 14 Chapter VIII: RETURN TO ENGLAND—Part 1 Amy Gramour
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Play 15 Chapter VIII: RETURN TO ENGLAND—Part 2 Amy Gramour
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Play 16 Chapter IX: LIFE IN ITALY—Part 1 Amy Gramour
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Play 17 Chapter IX: LIFE IN ITALY—Part 2 Amy Gramour
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Play 18 Chapter X: MARY'S DESPONDENCY AND BIRTH OF A SON Cate Mackenzie
00:05:45
Play 19 Chapter XI: GODWIN AND "VALPERGA." Amy Gramour
00:19:27
Play 20 Chapter XII: LAST MONTHS WITH SHELLEY —Part 1 Amy Gramour
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Play 21 Chapter XII: LAST MONTHS WITH SHELLEY —Part 2 Amy Gramour
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Play 22 Chapter XIII: WIDOWHOOD Amy Gramour
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Play 23 Chapter XIV: LITERARY WORK —Part 1 Amy Gramour
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Play 24 Chapter XIV: LITERARY WORK —Part 2 Amy Gramour
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Play 25 Chapter XV: LATER WORKS Amy Gramour
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Play 26 Chapter XVI: ITALY REVISITED —Part 1 Amy Gramour
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Play 27 Chapter XVI: ITALY REVISITED —Part 2 Amy Gramour
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Play 28 Chapter XVII: LAST YEARS Amy Gramour
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