By Lucy Morrison
Frankenstein is without doubt one of the most well liked lecture room texts in highschool and school, and Shelley's different works are attracting renewed cognizance. This reference is a complete consultant to her lifestyles and occupation. integrated are hundreds and hundreds of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, associates, family, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and more.Mary Shelley has only in the near past emerged from the shadows of her recognized mom and dad, Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, and that of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. this present day, Frankenstein (1818, 1831) is without doubt 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 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 industry, whereas her commute writings light up her wealthy own reviews and prepared mind. This reference is a complete advisor to her lifestyles and career.Included are thousands of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, pals, relations, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and extra. a few entries in short determine and contextualize their themes, whereas others provide extra large discussions. Many entries cite resources of extra details, and the quantity closes with a bibliography. The paintings is absolutely cross-referenced and encompasses a certain index and an appendix that discusses the assets of Shelley's quotations.
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In addition to functioning economically, the guilds had a social role; crests and colors were associated with them (Higson 23 Arve 115–119). Monna Gegia de’ Becari’s green dress displays her Arti Minori membership (TP 2). Arve: River ﬂowing through France at the Alps’s base. Shelley suggests walking up Mont Sale`ve would provide a rewarding view of the Arve (H 103). In their 1816 European journey, both Shelleys were struck by the river’s beauty, and PBS’s “Mont Blanc” contemplates the scene (Journals 114–115).
Plague survivors read “poets of times so far gone by, that to read of them was as to read of Atlantis” (LM 431). Athol, Duke of: Minor character in The Last Man. Athos, Mount: Mountain at Chalcidice Peninsula’s eastern point in northeast Greece, known as “Holy Mountain” because of its numerous monasteries and chapels and famous for its ban on female visitors (MGRE 419; Crook 2). Ice for the Greek army is stored there, and Lionel Verney sees the sun set behind the mountain (LM 180, 190). Atlantic Ocean: Victor Frankenstein fears he will drift into the Atlantic after disposing of the female creature’s body (Fr1 198; Fr3 145).
Andreuccio: One of Valperga’s Uomini di Corte. 5). Andrew of the Shawe: In Perkin Warbeck, Irish prophet who predicts that Lady Katherine Gordon will marry a king. Andryane, Alexandre Philippe (1797–1863): French author of Me´moires d’un prisonnier d’e´tat au Spielberg [Memoirs of a Prisoner of Spielberg] (1838) (Moskal 138). 121). Angel of Annunciation: See Guido Reni. Angel of Fame: See Carracci. Angelo, Michel: See Michelangelo. Angus, Earl of: See Douglas, Archibald. Aniaschiadus: See Athanasius.
A Mary Shelley Encyclopedia by Lucy Morrison