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Frankenstein is among the most well-liked school room texts in highschool and faculty, and Shelley's different works are attracting renewed realization. This reference is a complete advisor to her existence and profession. incorporated are hundreds of thousands of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, buddies, family, apartments, fictional characters, allusions, and more.Mary Shelley has just recently emerged from the shadows of her well-known mom and dad, Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, and that of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. this day, Frankenstein (1818, 1831) is among the preferred lecture room texts in highschool and school, and Mary Shelley's different works are attracting renewed cognizance. those works demonstrate 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 transferring literary market, whereas her trip writings light up her wealthy own reviews and willing mind. This reference is a entire consultant to her existence and career.Included are enormous quantities of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, pals, family members, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and extra. a few entries in brief establish and contextualize their themes, whereas others provide extra huge discussions. Many entries cite assets of extra info, and the amount closes with a bibliography. The paintings is totally cross-referenced and incorporates a specific index and an appendix that discusses the assets of Shelley's quotations.
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Astwood, Thomas (d. 507). He appears in Perkin Warbeck. Atawel, Ethelbert: In Valperga, Englishman who escorts Castruccio to England and introduces him to Edward II. Athanasius (c. 297–373): Bishop of Alexandria around 327; his opposition to the Arians resulted in exile to Tre`ves; he subsequently spent seventeen years alternately in hiding and in “on-and-off exile” before ﬁnally regaining his seat of authority in Alexandria 365 (Delaney 75–76). Shelley, visiting Fulda’s St. 206; Crook 2). Athens: Greece’s capital city, served by an important Mediterranean seaport, Piraeus.
29). Baden: See Baden-Baden. Baden, Grand Duke of: Leopold of Hochburg, created duke 1830 (Moskal 92). 33). Baden-Baden: Southwestern German city in the Black Forest and a leading cultural center in Shelley’s time. 289–298; Seymour 476). 300). Elizabeth Falkner ﬁrst meets Gerard Neville there (F 44). 40). 70]. Badroulboudour, Arabian Nights. Princess: See Bagne`res de Bigorre: Southwestern French village at the foot of the Pyrennees, 125 miles southeast of Bordeaux; Charles Clairmont visited it 1816 (Vargo 416).
12 Lionel Verney reﬂects upon his childhood when “the horn of Amalthea contained no blessing unshowered upon us” (LM 258). Plague survivors head south to where “Jove has showered forth the contents of Amalthea’s horn” (LM 323). Ino compares Cere’s ﬁelds to Amalthea’s horn (P 45). 209–210). 210). Amazon, The: Statue in Rome’s Museum of the Capitol (MROM 257). 230). Ambrosian Library: Borromeo founded the ﬁrst Italian public library, Milan’s Biblioteca Ambrosiana, named for St. Ambrose, 1609. 110–111).