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Literary References to Frankenstein
Frankenstein became very popular, particularly after Richard Brinsley Peake's dramatic adaptation in 1823. Throughout the nineteenth century, references to the novel appear in a great many novels and poems, sometimes in serious allusions, sometimes in facetious references. The following list is far from exhaustive.
- Alexander Anderson, "Frankenstein"
- Alexander Anderson, "City and Village"
- Alexander Anderson, "The Engine"
- Samuel Egerton Brydges, The Lake of Geneva, Book II
- Robert Williams Buchanan, "The Voyage of Magellan"
- Elizabeth Gaskell, Mary Barton, chapter XV
- Henry Ellison, "The New Prometheus"
- Sebastian Evans, "Jones and Calypso"
- Thomas Hood, "Ode to the Great Unknown"
- Thomas Hood, "Ode to Joseph Grimaldi, Senior"
- Henry Luttrell, Crockford-House, Canto II
- Herman Charles Merivale, "The Storm"
- Robert Montgomery, The Age Reviewed, Part II
- Thomas Moore, "Enigma"
- Winthrop Mackworth Praed, "My Partner"