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Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

David Ellis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1816, following the scandalous collapse of his marriage, Lord Byron left England forever. His first destination was the villa Diodati by Lake Geneva where he stayed together with Percy Bysshe ... More


The Shelley Party

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Some members of the group who were with Lord Byron during his stay in Switzerland did not fare well on their own. Matthew Lewis, for example, spent a year in Europe after leaving Diodati, visiting ... More


Coppet

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Lord Byron and the Shelley party were not contented at the Hôtel d'Angleterre, not least because it was expensive and housed many inquisitive compatriots. They soon found places to live in Cologny, ... More


Like honey to the throat but poison to the blood: Christina Rossetti's addictive market

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Christina Rossetti's poem ‘Goblin Market’ is a powerful account of threshold states and addiction. In it one can find emblems of dislocation such as ghosts and spectres. David F. Morrill points out ... More


The Road to Greece

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.021
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The departure of the Shelley party and Scrope Berdmore Davies left Lord Byron and John Cam Hobhouse on their own at Diodati. But they would soon see or entertain a number of visitors, including Lady ... More


Diodati

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Lord Byron's late arrival in Geneva was not in accord with his habitual, temperamental preference for a leisurely mode of travel. The Shelley party took the direct route to Switzerland by going ... More


A Narrow Escape

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Lord Byron arrived at the Hôtel d'Angleterre in Geneva in a not so discreet manner. Claire Clairmont quickly realised it, sending him a note after seeing his entry in the hotel register to say that ... More


Romans à clef

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In the middle of June 1816, Lord Byron and the Shelley party experienced bad weather for the first time during their stay in Diodati. The Shelley party was forced to join Byron and his group in the ... More


Reconciliation

in Byron in Geneva: That Summer of 1816

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316432
eISBN:
9781846317163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317163.015
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

While Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley were away on the trip round the lake of Geneva, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin and Claire Clairmont were left to keep themselves busy at Diodati. Mary had begun ... More


Introduction to Frankenstein (1831)

Mary Shelley

David H. Guston, Ed Finn, Jason Scott Robert, Joey Eschrich, and Mary Drago (eds)

in Frankenstein: Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262533287
eISBN:
9780262340267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262533287.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In her introduction to the 1831 “Standard Novels” edition of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley accedes to the ongoing requests that she explain how she “then a young girl, came to think of, and to dilate ... More


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