The Last Man

TitleThe Last Man
Year for Search1826
Authors[Shelley], [Mary Wollstonecraft](1797-1851)
Tertiary AuthorsThe Author of Frankenstein [pseud.]
Volume / Edition3 vols.
Date Published1826
PublisherHenry Colburn
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

Dystopia of the last man on earth.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Ed. Hugh J. Lake. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1965 with an “Introduction” by the editor (vii-xxi); 2nd ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995, with an “Introduction to the Bison Books Edition by Judith Tarr (vii-xi); Ed. Morton D. Paley. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1994 with an editor’s “Introduction” (vii-xxviii) and “Explanatory Notes” (471-79); Ed. Anne McWhir. Peterborough, ON, Canada: Broadview Literary Texts, 1996 with an editor’s “Introduction” (xiii-xli); and as vol. 4 of The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley. Ed. Jane Blumberg with Nora Cook. 8 vols. London: William Pickering, 1996 with an “Introductory Note” (xi-xv) and “Silent Corrections” (366-67). Muriel Spark’s, Child of Light: A Reassessment of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly. Hadleigh, Eng.: Tower Bridge Publications, 1951 contains an “Appendix–The Last Man–An Abridged Version” (195-230) that summarizes the three volumes. Chapters I-V rpt. in Dystopia Utopia Short Stories: An Anthology of New & Classic Tales (London: Flame Tree Publishing, 2016), 321-71.

Pseudonym

By The Author of Frankenstein [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

LLL, PSt

Author Note

(1797-1851)

Full Text

1826 [Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft] (1797-1851). The Last Man. By The Author of Frankenstein [pseud.]. 3 vols. London: Henry Colburn. Rpt. Ed. Hugh J. Lake. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1965 with an “Introduction” by the editor (vii-xxi); 2nd ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1995, with an “Introduction to the Bison Books Edition by Judith Tarr (vii-xi); Ed. Morton D. Paley. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, 1994 with an editor’s “Introduction” (vii-xxviii) and “Explanatory Notes” (471-79); Ed. Anne McWhir. Peterborough, ON, Canada: Broadview Literary Texts, 1996 with an editor’s “Introduction” (xiii-xli); and as vol. 4 of The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley. Ed. Jane Blumberg with Nora Cook. 8 vols. London: William Pickering, 1996 with an “Introductory Note” (xi-xv) and “Silent Corrections” (366-67). Muriel Spark’s, Child of Light: A Reassessment of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly. Hadleigh, Eng.: Tower Bridge Publications, 1951 contains an “Appendix–The Last Man–An Abridged Version” (195-230) that summarizes the three volumes. Chapters I-V rpt. in Dystopia Utopia Short Stories: An Anthology of New & Classic Tales (London: Flame Tree Publishing, 2016), 321-71. LLL, PSt

Dystopia of the last man on earth. Female author.