Mary Shelley (1797-1851). At age 16, she ran away to Europe with the poet Percy Shelley. One summer they shared a house in Switzerland with other poets. While there, Mary wrote one of the most famous horror stories of all time, about a student called Frankenstein and the terrible monster that he created.
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Isaac Newton, 1795 - William Blake - WikiArt.org
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Percy Bysshe Shelley - Wikipedia
Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets and is critically regarded as among the finest lyric poets in the English language. Recognition of his significance grew steadily following his death. Percy Shelley was a key member of a close circle of visionary poets and writers that included Lord George Gordon Byron, Leigh Hunt, Thomas Love Peacock, and his second wife, Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein.
Happy birthday Mary Shelley
Happy birthday to Mary Wollenstone Shelley, author of "Frankenstein", born this day in 1797. Her birthday is also celebrated as Frankenstein Day. Dig out your old copy of the novel, fire up the DVD player and watch the film, or even watch a Munsters rerun in her honor! The novel and her story live on and on, just like the Monster itself. Cheers!
Lord Byron 1788-1824 ~ With Lord Byron English Romanticism became an international style. A charismatic figure of devastating charm and vanity, Byron became the ideal of the Romantic writer.
John Milton (1608–1674). English poet, polemicist and a scholarly man of letters. He wrote at a time of religious flux and political upheaval, and is best known for his epic poem Paradise Lost. His poetry and prose reflect deep personal convictions, a passion for freedom and self-determination, and the urgent issues and political turbulence of his day. His celebrated Areopagitica is among history's most influential and impassioned defenses of free speech and freedom of the press.
Portrait of Percy Shelley. He is regarded as one of the finest lyric poets in the English language. His radical and unpopular views in poetry, politics and social structures meant he achieved little fame in his lifetime. He was a member of a close circle of visionary poets that included Lord Byron, Leigh Hunt and Mary Shelley. He drowned off the bay of Lerici in Italy at the age of 29. His young wife Mary Shelley never remarried.
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