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Film, Video Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley

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Title

  • Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley

Summary

  • Award-winning author Charlotte Gordon discussed her biography of Mary Shelley and her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, entitled "Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley." She then has a conversation with Washington Post columnist Michael Dirda. Gordon recently authored the introduction to the anniversary re-issue of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein." This event was made possible through the support of the John Y. Cole and Nancy E. Gwinn Trust Fund.

Event Date

  • October 25, 2018

Notes

  • -  A distinguished professor of the Humanities at Endicott College, Charlotte Gordon is an award-winning author whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post, among other publications. Her latest book, "Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley," won the National Book Critics Circle award.
  • -  Michael Dirda is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post Book World, the author of the memoir "An Open Book" and of four collections of essays. He was born in Lorain, Ohio, graduated from Oberlin College and received a doctorate in comparative literature (medieval studies and European romanticism) from Cornell University.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 13 minutes 16 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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