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Shelley’s Snail Mail

By posted at 12:00 pm on January 10, 2014 1

Most of our internet browsing results in wasted time and too many cat videos, but Nora Crook stumbled upon Mary Shelley’s unpublished letters while researching an obscure 19th-century novelist. In the letters, which range from 1831-49, Shelley fawns over her son and even discusses a 3 a.m. trip to her hairdresser when she got a ticket to the coronation of William IV in 1831. The letters will be published soon in The Keats-Shelley Journal.





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One Response to “Shelley’s Snail Mail”

  1. JOHN T SHEA
    at 7:26 pm on January 10, 2014

    You can NEVER have too many cat videos! Particularly skydiving cats…

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