Chronology of World, British and American Literature
Jane Austen. British. 1818. Novel. Persuasion. After 8 years, engagement broken; however, lovers are reunited.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. British. 1818. Romance. Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus. Animates soulless monster; he longs for sympathy; shunned, turns to evil.
Lord Byron. British. 1818. Poetry. Beppo. Husband of Laura. a Venetian lady. Captive at
Percy Bysshe Shelley. British. 1818. Poetry. “Ozymandias.” Ironic comment on the vanity and futility of a tyrant’s power.
Sir Walter Scott. British. 1818. Novel. The Heart of