History of a Six Weeks' Tour

Percy Bysshe SHELLEY (1792 - 1822) and Mary Wollstonecraft SHELLEY (1797 - 1851)

Full titled History of a Six Weeks' Tour through a part of France, Switzerland, Germany, and Holland; with Letters Descriptive of a Sail Round the Lake of Geneva and of the Glaciers of Chamouni, this small journal was a travel narrative kept by the English Romantic authors Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley. They describe two trips, both taken by Mary, Percy, and Mary's stepsister, Claire Clairmont: one across Europe in 1814, and one to Lake Geneva in 1816. Divided into three sections, the text consists of a journal, four letters, and Percy Shelley's poem "Mont Blanc". Apart from the poem, the text was primarily written and organized by Mary Shelley. - Summary by 1817

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography, Travel & Geography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Preface. BettyB
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Play 02 Author's Introduction. BettyB
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Play 03 France. Kalynda
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Play 04 Switzerland. BettyB
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Play 05 Germany. BettyB
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Play 06 Holland. BettyB
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Play 07 Letters Written During a Residence of Three Months in the Environs of Geneva, in the Summer of the Year 1816. Letter I. BettyB
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Play 08 Letters Written During a Residence of Three Months in the Environs of Geneva, in the Summer of the Year 1816. Letter II. BettyB
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Play 09 Letters Written During a Residence of Three Months in the Environs of Geneva, in the Summer of the Year 1816. Letter III. Pamela Nagami
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Play 10 Letters Written During a Residence of Three Months in the Environs of Geneva, in the Summer of the Year 1816. Letter IV. BettyB
00:26:22
Play 11 Mont Blanc. Lines Written in the Vale of Chamouni. BettyB
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