Monthly Chronicle

The following are additions and corrections to the general introduction and attribution listing for the Monthly Chronicle in the  Wellesley Index,  Volume III, pages 109-134.


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    MoC, 97, Modern Italian romances (Part I), 415 - 428, Nov 1838, Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley, Replace Wellesley's attribution to Carlos Pepoli with Mary Shelley. Both wrote for MoC, however, many lines llustrates, paraphrase or duplicate the wording of Shelley’s published writing elsewhere. (Thanks to Professor Crook.) (08/06)

    MoC, 102, ‘Before the curtain’ [Italian actors], 461 - 463, Nov 1838, Carlos Pepoli, Note Pepoli did not write MoC 97 and 113. (08/06)

    MoC, 113, Modern Italian romances (Part II), 547 - 557, Dec 1838, Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley, Replace Wellesley's attribution to Carlos Pepoli with Mary Shelley. Both wrote for MoC, however, many lines llustrates, paraphrase or duplicate the wording of Shelley’s published writing elsewhere. (Thanks to Professor Crook.) (08/06)

    MoC, 132, Austria and the Italian liberals, 153 - 166, Feb 1839, Unknown, Delete Wellesley's attribution to Pepoli as evidence offered by Wellesley is too broad to be useful. (08/06)

    MoC, 136, German manufacturers and English Corn Laws, 193 - 201, Mar 1839, Thomas Collins Banfield, prob., Correcting the identification of the man Wellesley calls "Thomas Charles Banfield." Eileen M. Curran, VPR 36 (2003), 358.

    MoC, 151, Niebuhr’s historical speculations, 351 - 360, Apr 1839, Dr. Edward Michelson, Claimed in letter to RLF dated 7 April 1834. Eileen M. Curran, VPR 28 (1995), 291.

    MoC, 211, Commercial policy of England: the German commercial league; the English Corn Laws, 460 - 470, Nov 1839, Thomas Collins Banfield, Correcting the identification of the man Wellesley calls "Thomas Charles Banfield." Eileen M. Curran, VPR 36 (2003), 358.

    MoC, 272, General view of modern Italian literature, 518 - 528, Jun 1840, Carlos Pepoli, possib., The probability of this attribution has been downgraded since some papers referenced by Wellesley were not by Pepoli. (08/06)

    MoC, 274, The Bjarke Maal, sung by the scald Bodvar Bjarke on the morning of the battle of Stikklestad; from the Norse, 536 - 536, Jun 1840, Robert Meason Laing, Laing translated Oehlenschläger, not Ochenschläger.

    MoC, 354, The flight with the dragon, from Schiller, in the metres of the original, 420 - 426, May 1841, Sir Theodore Martin, Signed E.N. Reprinted in Theodore Martin, Song of the Bell and other translations from Schiller, Goethe, Uhland, and others (Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1889). [verse] (10/13)

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