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Last Name
Endicott college
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Mary Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, Anne Bradstreet, early American women’s literature history, 18th and 19th century British women’s literature and history, women’s fiction, a vindication of the rights of woman, Frankenstein, women and religion, the Bible and women
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About Me

Charlotte Gordon’s most recent book, Romantic Outlaws: The Lives  of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley, won the National Book Critic’s Award in Biography. She has also published Mistress Bradstreet: The Untold Story of America’s First Poet and The Woman Who Named God: Abraham’s Dilemma and the Birth Of Three Faiths. She writes frequent reviews for The Washington Post and other publications. Most recently, she published the introduction to Penguin’s re-issue of the 1818 edition of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Currently, she is the distinguished professor of the humanities at Endicott College.

Recent Publications
Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
British Isles
Expertise by Chronology
17th century, 18th century, 19th century
Expertise by Topic
American Founding Era, Book History, Family, Literary History, Local & Regional, Religion, Sexuality, Sexual Violence, Women