Literary References to Frankenstein
Frankenstein became very popular, particularly after 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,
- Alexander Anderson, "City and
- Alexander Anderson, "The Engine"
- Samuel Egerton Brydges, The Lake of
Geneva, Book II
- Robert Williams Buchanan, "The
Voyage of Magellan"
- Charles Dickens, Great
Expectations, chapter 40
- Elizabeth Gaskell, Mary Barton,
- Henry Ellison, "The New
- Sebastian Evans, "Jones and
- Thomas Hood, "Ode to the Great
- Thomas Hood, "Ode to Joseph Grimaldi,
- Henry Luttrell,
Crockford-House, Canto II
- Herman Charles Merivale, "The
- Robert Montgomery, The Age
Reviewed, Part II
- Thomas Moore, "Enigma"
- Winthrop Mackworth Praed, "My