Lucy Morrison's A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia PDF

By Lucy Morrison

ISBN-10: 0313072329

ISBN-13: 9780313072321

ISBN-10: 031330159X

ISBN-13: 9780313301599

Frankenstein is among the preferred school room texts in highschool and school, and Shelley's different works are attracting renewed consciousness. This reference is a complete advisor to her existence and occupation. integrated are enormous quantities of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, acquaintances, kinfolk, apartments, 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 without doubt one of the most well liked lecture room texts in highschool and school, and Mary Shelley's different works are attracting renewed consciousness. those works demonstrate a lot in regards to 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 transferring literary industry, whereas her trip writings light up her wealthy own reviews and willing mind. This reference is a accomplished advisor to her existence and career.Included are hundreds of thousands of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, neighbors, kin, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and extra. a few entries in short determine and contextualize their issues, whereas others supply extra vast discussions. Many entries cite resources of additional info, and the amount closes with a bibliography. The paintings is absolutely cross-referenced and contains a precise index and an appendix that discusses the resources of Shelley's quotations.

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Ludovico Mondolfo enjoys hunting in the Apennines, and his wedding to Viola Arnaldi occurs in a chapel there (HM 311, 317). Ferdinando Eboli visits Adalinda Spina and her father at their villa near Salerno in these mountains; Adalinda later moves to a castle in the Apennines near Arpino (FE 66, 74, 78). Count Fabian de’ Tolomei and Flora Mancini wander among the Apennines (Brother 186, 188). 18). 136). [HM 326]. 17 Aphrodite Aphrodite: In Greek mythology, goddess of love to whom Paris awarded the golden apple for her beauty.

I think I shall like Tasso better than Ariosto. . 76). Elizabeth Lavenza compares Justine Moritz to Ariosto’s Angelica (Fr1 94; Fr3 64). Shelley quotes Astolfo’s lines relating Alcina’s seduction of him in Orlando Furioso: “ ‘Pareamo aver qui tutto il ben raccolto. 2– 3). 3; Crook 2). Lady Lodore compares Ed21 Aristides (c. 77). 191). Aristides (c. e. 57). Lionel Verney suggests that the Countess of Windsor’s death is the culmination of “the ancient state of things,” including “the disputes of Themistocles and Aristides” (LM 416).

The countess later returns alone to her brother’s court there (LM 85–88). Elizabeth Lavenza has a valiant Italian father, but “whether he had died or still lingered in the dungeons of Austria was not known” (Fr3 41). 100). 126). 41). 41]. Austria, Don John of (1547–1578): Spanish military commander who defeated Turks at the Battle of Lepanto (1571). 81). 7–8). Austria, Duke of: See Frederick, Duke of Austria. Avernus: Lake near Naples; Shelley visited it December 1818 (Journals 242). Roman poets believed the circular lake to be “an entrance to the Underworld” (Tripp 129).

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