Wreckage and Revolution

On the heels of Mad Men’s final episode, which I found both subversive and saccharine, here’s a cool short article about Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter, Mary Shelley: “Romantic Outlaws”.

It’s strange to think of a time when people would actually kill themselves over an intellectual revolt, or over a philosophical absurdity. Although, I guess we all do that now; it just takes a lot longer.

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