By Lucy Morrison
Frankenstein is without doubt one of the most well-liked school room texts in highschool and faculty, and Shelley's different works are attracting renewed realization. This reference is a entire advisor to her lifestyles and occupation. integrated are hundreds and hundreds of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, pals, family members, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and more.Mary Shelley has just recently 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 among the preferred lecture room texts in highschool and school, and Mary Shelley's different works are attracting renewed awareness. 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 moving literary industry, whereas her shuttle writings light up her wealthy own studies and willing mind. This reference is a complete advisor to her existence and career.Included are countless numbers of alphabetically prepared entries approximately her works, buddies, kin, flats, fictional characters, allusions, and extra. a few entries in brief establish and contextualize their themes, whereas others supply extra wide discussions. Many entries cite assets of extra info, and the amount closes with a bibliography. The paintings is absolutely cross-referenced and incorporates a designated index and an appendix that discusses the resources of Shelley's quotations.
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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.
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).
176). Arians: Followers of Arius (c. 250–c. 336), who led a heretical group that believed Jesus was not God. The Council of Nicaea condemned this faction’s doctrine 325, but it again became inﬂu- ential under Holy Roman Emperor Constantius (ruled 337–361). St. Athanasius consistently opposed Arianism until its 365 eradication in Alexandria (Bowker 87–88; Delaney 76). Shelley records visiting St. 206). Ariosto, Ludovico Giovanni (1474– 1533): Italian poet whose most famous work is the epic poem Orlando Furioso (1516), which continues the story of Orlando, a hero from the days of Charlemagne, as Bojardo recounts in the unﬁnished Orlando Innamorato (1483, 1495), extended by Berni.