Study Guide

Where Angels Fear to Tread Allusions

By E. M. Forster

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Byron, English poet (1.79)
  • Mark Twain, American author (1.79)
  • Garibaldi, Italian general and politician (2.83)
  • Dante, Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso (2.83)
  • Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor, Italian opera (6.62)
  • La zia di Carlo, a comedy by Brandon Thomas (6.189)
  • M. Bovary, character in Flaubert's novel of the same name (6.205)
  • Walter Scott (6.181; 6.205)
  • Endymion, Greek myth (10.83)

Historical References

  • Baedeker travel guidebook (1.79)
  • Rodrigo Borgia (5.176)
  • Horatius (6.69)
  • Bellini, Italian painter (7.125)
  • Signorelli, Italian painter (7.125)
  • Lorenzo di Credi, Italian painter (7.125)

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