publication date: Friday, October 29, 2010 (part of Round XLVI)
clue: who knew that Frankenstein was a symbol of maternal guilt?
explanation: Mary Shelley's mother, the feminist Mary Wollstonecroft, died bearing her. Later, Shelley lost a daughter born prematurely. Her subsequent novel Frankenstein is often interpreted as a catharsis that helped her deal with these events. more…
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