Mary Shelley


I hope you are feeling like a bit of an expert when it comes to Mary Shelley as we have done a fair bit of delving into her background and life. However, if you would like to find out more I have added a few sites to explore.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Chronology and Resource Site

The main purpose of this site is to provide information on Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, especially material that might not be readily available or accessible in every library. It offers a chronology of Mary Shelley’s life and work and several contemporary reviews of her novels, as well as reviews of the plays inspired by Frankenstein


Mary Shelley page

Franky features heavily. Worth a look.


My Hideous Progeny

On this site, you will find everything you have ever wanted to know about Mary Shelley. There are pages dealing with Mary’s life, her family, her friends and her novels.

A large section of this web site is specifically devoted to her most famous novel Frankenstein, offering a summary, a title explanation, character descriptions and information about the genre of Gothic literature. The text of Frankenstein is available in a fully annotated HTML format.



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