I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.  Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

The Nightmare (Mary Shelley used this painting as inspiration for the scene in Frankenstein where Elizabeth is found.) by Fuselli

The Nightmare (Mary Shelley used this painting as inspiration for the scene in Frankenstein where Elizabeth is found.) by Fuselli

Mary Wollenstonecraft Godwin Shelley- though she ran off with Percy Shelley, who left his wife Harriet (and Harriet, pregnant, later killed herself, leaving her two existing children with Percy Shelley without a mother), I nonetheless admire the incredible gift Mary Shelly left the world with her great novel: Frankenstein.

Mary Wollenstonecraft Godwin Shelley- though she ran off with Percy Shelley, who left his wife Harriet (and Harriet, pregnant, later killed herself, leaving her two existing children with Percy Shelley without a mother), I nonetheless admire the incredible gift Mary Shelly left the world with her great novel: Frankenstein.

Frankenstein author Mary Shelley  kept her dead husband’s heart and  carried it with her for almost 30 years  until she died in 1851. It was found in  a desk drawer a year later, wrapped  in a copy of one of his final poems.  Source

Frankenstein author Mary Shelley kept her dead husband’s heart and carried it with her for almost 30 years until she died in 1851. It was found in a desk drawer a year later, wrapped in a copy of one of his final poems. Source

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