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Shel·ley(shĕl′ē), Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin 1797-1851.
British writer best known for the Gothic novel Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus (1818). She married Percy Bysshe Shelley in 1816.
Shelley, Percy Bysshe 1792-1822.
British romantic poet whose works include "To a Skylark" (1820), the lyric drama Prometheus Unbound (1820), and "Adonais" (1821), an elegy to John Keats.
1. (Biography) Mary (Wollstonecraft) (ˈwʊlstənˌkrɑːft). 1797–1851, British writer; author of Frankenstein (1818); the daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, she eloped with Percy Bysshe Shelley
2. (Biography) Percy Bysshe (bɪʃ). 1792–1822, British romantic poet. His works include Queen Mab (1813), Prometheus Unbound (1820), and The Triumph of Life (1824). He wrote an elegy on the death of Keats, Adonais (1821), and shorter lyrics, including the odes "To the West Wind" and "To a Skylark" (both 1820). He was drowned in the Ligurian Sea while sailing from Leghorn to La Spezia
1. Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin), 1797–1851, English author (daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley).
2. Percy Bysshe (bɪʃ) 1792–1822, English poet.
Shel′ley•an, adj., n.