British Fiction, 18001829

LEFANU, Alicia. Helen Monteagle (1818)

Anecdotal Records

Journal Entry by Mary Shelley.
7 Jan 1818.
Shelley goes up to London—pack—read H. Monteagle.
Source: The Journals of Mary Shelley 1814–1844, ed. by Paula R. Feldman & Diana Scott-Kilvert, 2 vols (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987), I, 192.

Journal Entry by Claire Clairmont.
8 Feb 1818.
Busy all day. Read Helen Monteagle by A. Lefanu. Stupid foolish Book.
Source: The Journals of Claire Clairmont, ed. by Marion Kingston Stocking (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1968), p. 82.

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