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Shelley [née Godwin], Mary Wollstonecraft

Betty T. Bennett

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Shelley [née Godwin], Mary Wollstonecraft (1797–1851), writer, was born at 29 The Polygon, Somers Town, London, on 30 August 1797, the only daughter of William Godwin (1756–1836), author and political philosopher, and the second daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797), author and political philosopher. ...

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Subjects: Literature

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