In 1816, te midden van schrijversvrienden in Italië, schreef de negentienjarige Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley het horrorverhaal dat later zou uitgroeien tot de grondsteen van de sciencefiction en een van de bekendste romans aller tijden: Frankenstein. Dit is het verhaal van de excentrieke wetenschapper Victor Frankenstein, die bezeten is van de wens om een levend wezen te scheppen. Uiteindelijk slaa
Title
Frankenstein
Author
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Translator
Sophie Brinkman
Author of introduction
Hanna Bervoets
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
Frankenstein, or The modern Prometheus
Publisher
Amsterdam: Veen klassiek, 2015
252 p. (ePub2, 442155 bytes)
ISBN
9789020414417
CloudLibrary
3h9px89

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About Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (UK: , US: ; née Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist who wrote the Gothic novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818), which is considered an early example of science fiction. 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 activist Mary Wollstonecraft.

Shelley's mother died less than a month after giving birth to her. She was raised by her father, who provided her with a rich if informal education, encouraging her to adhere to his own anarchist political theories. When she was four, her father married a neighbour, Mary Jane Clairmont, with whom Shelley came to have a troubled relat…Read more on Wikipedia