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Strickland, Agnes (1838), The Azamoglan, A Tale of Modern Greece

Strickland, Agnes (1838), The Azamoglan, A Tale of Modern Greece 150 150 REVICTO

The author of the popular Lives of the Queens of England (12 vols, 1840-48) narrates a tragic tale of abduction and apostacy set in the Greek War of Independence. When…

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Mary Shelley (1838), ‘Euphrasia: A Tale of Greece’, The Keepsake.

Mary Shelley (1838), ‘Euphrasia: A Tale of Greece’, The Keepsake. 1119 1506 REVICTO

Shelley’s short story was published in The Keepsake, an annual illustrated literary collection mainly addressing a middle-class female readership. Using a mise-en-abyme technique, the story begins when Harry Valency, an…

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