1835 – Mary Shelley’s Lodore



Instead of reading Mary Shelley’s 900-page fifth novel, Lodore, save yourself some time and listen to our episode on it! We’ll provide you with the highlights, including a glimpse into the 38-year-old widow’s possibly queer relationships with other women.

Sources:
Mary Shelley, Lodore. http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0606381h.html
Graham Allen, Mary Shelley: https://www.macmillanihe.com/page/detail/?sf1=barcode&st1=9780230019089
Virginia Bracket, Critical Companion to Mary Shelley: http://www.infobasepublishing.com/Bookdetail.aspx?ISBN=0816081239
Anne K. Mellor, Mary Shelley: Her Life, Her Fiction, Her Monsters: https://www.routledge.com/Mary-Shelley-Her-Life-Her-Fiction-Her-Monsters-1st-Edition/Mellor/p/book/9780415901475

Music:
“Brandenburg Concerto no. 4” by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Kevin MacLeod
“Fiddles McGinty” by Kevin MacLeod
“B – Somber Ballads” by Kevin MacLeod

This episode features the voices of Steven Nelson and Mary Shelly. Our associate producer is Paula Matzke.

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