Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1851) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley. Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft. (Wiki)
Quotes: “A king is always a king - and a woman always a woman: his authority and her sex ever stand between them and rational converse.”
"I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves."
"The same energy of character which renders a man a daring villain would have rendered him useful in society, had that society been well organized."
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