Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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Noun1.Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - English writer who created Frankenstein's monster and married Percy Bysshe Shelley (1797-1851)Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - English writer who created Frankenstein's monster and married Percy Bysshe Shelley (1797-1851)
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Literary figures such as Mary Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft and Aphra Behn sit side-by-side with lesserknown names including Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle and Sally Salisbury, a prostitute who became famous in 17th century London for her beauty and wit.
We have been using the notion of a group or "circle" of individuals in romantic studies for decades--for example, in the title of Hyder Rollins' collection of papers centered on Keats (The Keats Circle, 1948), in the title of Kenneth Cameron and Donald Reiman's more elaborate assemblage centered on the Shelleys (Shelley and His Circle, 1961--), and in such routine phrasings as show up in the headnote to the Keats-Shelley Journal's annual bibliography covering "articles, reviews, and book-length studies of Byron, Hazlitt, Hunt, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, John Keats, and their circles.