publication date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 (part of Winter 2019)
clue: Daughter of philosophers, wife of a novelist, she had plenty of Promethean figures in her life before she created one of her own.
explanation: Shelley wrote Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus. She was the daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, and the wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley. more…
intended difficulty: hard
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates