Mother of Science-Fiction

Mary Shelley is credited with inventing the science-fiction genre in 1818 when she wrote Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus. Defined in part by her parents, William Godwin, a political philosopher, and Mary Wollstonecraft, a philosopher and feminist, Mary Shelley was hugely gifted. She had an indelible impact on the future of science-fiction, when she wrote …

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