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POLS 13195 - Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley, Spring 2007

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This Honors Program first-year political theory seminar explores the intellectual relationship of Mary Shelley, the author of the novel Frankenstein, to her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, the author of the first book on women's rights, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.

 

Wollstonecraft and Shelley

Professor Eileen Hunt Botting, Ph.D.

Department of Political Science
University of Notre Dame

T R 2:00pm - 3:15pm

Images courtesy of The Library of Congress

Course Description

This Honors Program first-year political theory seminar explores the intellectual relationship of Mary Shelley, the author of the novel Frankenstein, to her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, the author of the first book on women's rights, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.

Copyright 2009, by the Contributing Authors. Cite/attribute Resource. Botting, E. H., administrator. (2006, October 06). Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. Retrieved November 01, 2009, from Notre Dame OpenCourseWare Web site: http://ocw.nd.edu/political-science/mary-wollstonecraft-and-mary-shelley. This work is licensed under a Creative Common License.