Mary Shelley

Happy birthday, Mary Shelley! The author of one of the greatest horror stories of all time was born Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin on August 30, 1797. Mary was the daughter of a political philosopher, William Godwin, and famous feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, who died shortly after giving birth to her daughter. William Godwin provided Mary with a fairly thorough, though informal, education and encouraged her to follow … Continue reading Mary Shelley