The Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Chronology & Resource Site

This resource provides a detailed chronology of Mary Shelley's life and work, as well as several contemporary reviews of her novels and of a play inspired by Frankenstein.

_Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine_ Review of _Valperga_, March 1823, Feb 18, 1826

March, 1998
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, XIII (March 1823), p. 283-293.
Review of Valperga

Valperga; or the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca. By the Author of "Frankenstein." In Three Volumes. London: Printed for G. and W.B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria-Lane. 1823.



_Morning Post_ Reviews of _Presumption, or the Fate of Frankenstein_

March, 1998
London Morning Post: Tuesday, July 29 & Wednesday, July 30
Review of Presumption; or the Fate of Frankenstein (1823)

Tuesday, July 29, 1823

English Opera

A new three act piece, described as "a romance of a peculiar interest," was last night produced at this theatre, entitled, Presumption, or the Fate of Frankenstein.



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