By Lucy Morrison, Staci Stone
Frankenstein is among the preferred school room texts in highschool and school, and Shelley's different works are attracting renewed awareness. This reference is a complete consultant to her lifestyles and occupation. incorporated are enormous quantities of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, buddies, family, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and more.
Mary Shelley has only in the near past emerged from the shadows of her well-known mom and dad, Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, and that of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. at the present time, Frankenstein (1818, 1831) is likely one of the most well liked school room texts in highschool and school, and Mary Shelley's different works are attracting renewed recognition. those works show a lot concerning the Romantic literary interval and Shelley's ongoing improvement as a author. as well as her novels, Shelley wrote brief tales, poems, and dramas. those texts illustrate the problems of a moving literary market, whereas her shuttle writings remove darkness from her wealthy own studies and willing mind. This reference is a complete consultant to her existence and career.
Included are 1000s of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, buddies, family, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and extra. a few entries in brief determine and contextualize their themes, whereas others supply extra wide discussions. Many entries cite resources of extra info, and the quantity closes with a bibliography. The paintings is totally cross-referenced and contains a certain index and an appendix that discusses the resources of Shelley's quotations.
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Characters view the plague’s arrival in Turkey as Allah’s “curse” (LM 191). 231). Allegra: See Byron, Clara Allegra. ” Shelley based Marcott on PBS, who fell in love with Emilia Viviani; however, unlike the infatuated PBS, 10 Almack’s: London assembly rooms used for public meetings, concerts, and readings, extremely popular with aristocrats until the mid-19th century (Bayne-Powell 58; Timbs, Curiosities 4). 426). 139–40). 205). 190–191). Almaviva: See Mozart. Almeria: Mediterranean seaport seventy miles southeast of Granada.
Public Beneﬁt] (Pellico 244). 195). Arsenal: See Zeughaus. Arta: River ﬂowing south from Epirus’s Pindus mountains to its gulf. Cyril Ziani and Camaraz sail “to the gulf of Arta” (EE 110). Artemesia (d. c. ): Artemesia II ruled Caria c. e. after her husband’s and brother’s deaths. As a tribute to them, Artemesia built a tomb, called the Mausoleum, at ancient Halicarnassus (now Bodrum, Turkey). This tomb was one of the Seven Wonders of the World (Howatson 64). Edmund Malville says Rome is a more impressive tribute to its past than Artemesia’s Mausoleum (RI 28).
101). Arnaout: Turkish word for Albanians; Shelley spells it Arnaoot (MGRE 48). Shelley refers to Dmitri as both Albanian and Arnaout (EE 101, 106). Armida: See Gerusalemme Liberata. ” 22 Arno: Central Italian river ﬂowing through Florence and Pisa to the Ligurian Sea. 66; RI 25). The Shelleys lived on the Arno’s banks in Pisa 1821 (Journals 208). Monna de’ Gegia Becari recalls blood running in the Arno after the Monte Aperto battle, and Cincolo de’ Becari later crosses the river bearing a package to Corradino (TP 4, 20).
A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia by Lucy Morrison, Staci Stone