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Shelley S Poetry And Prose

Author : Percy Bysshe Shelley
ISBN : 0393977528
Genre : Poetry
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Annotated definitive texts of all of Shelley's greatest poetry as well as other poems frequently discussed and three prose works are combined with general critical studies of his art and thought and scholarly writings analyzing specific poems.

The Selected Poetry Prose Of Shelley

Author : Percy Bysshe Shelley
ISBN : 1853264083
Genre : Fiction
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This edition contains all Shelley's poetry, from his juvenilia to his great works such as "The Revolt of Islam" and "Ode to the West Wind," and his only completed verse drama "The Cenci," a melodramatic Venetian tale of incest, murder and revenge.

Selected Poems And Prose

Author : Percy Bysshe Shelley
ISBN : 9780141395227
Genre : Poetry
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A major new anthology of Percy Bysshe Shelley's work, edited by Jack Donovan and Cian Duffy. 'My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings: Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!' Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the leading English Romantics and is critically regarded among the finest lyric poets in the English language. His major works include the long visionary poems 'Prometheus Unbound' and 'Adonais', an elegy on the death of John Keats. His shorter, classic verses include 'To a Skylark', 'Mont Blanc' and 'Ode to the West Wind'. This important new edition collects his best poetry and prose, revealing how his writings weave together the political, personal, visionary and idealistic. This Penguin Classics edition includes a fascinating introduction, notes and other materials by leading Shelley scholars, Jack Donovan and Cian Duffy.

The Oxford Handbook Of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Author : Madeleine Callaghan
ISBN : 9780199558360
Genre : History
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The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley takes stock of current developments in the study of a major Romantic poet and prose-writer, and seeks to advance Shelley studies beyond the current state of scholarship. It consists of forty-two chapters written by a prestigious internationalcast of established and emerging scholar-critics, and offers the most wide-ranging single-volume body of writings on Shelley. The volume builds on the textual revolution in Shelley studies, which has transformed understanding of the poet, as critics are able to focus on what Shelley actually wrote. This Handbook is divided into five thematic sections: Biography and Relationships; Prose; Poetry; Cultures, Traditions, Influences; and Afterlives. The first section reappraises Shelley's life and relationships, including those with his publishers through whom he sought to reach an audience for the'Ashes and sparks' of his thought, and with women, creative collaborators as well as muse-figures; the second section gives his under-investigated prose works detailed attention, bringing multiple perspectives to bear on his shifting and complex conceptual positions, and demonstrating the range ofhis achievement in prose works from novels to political and poetic treatises; the third section explores Shelley's creativity and gift as a poet, emphasizing his capacity to excel in many different poetic genres; the fourth section looks at Shelley's response to past and contemporary literarycultures, both English and international, and at his immersion in science, music, theatre, the visual arts, and tourism and travel; the fifth section concludes the volume by analysing Shelley's literary and cultural afterlife, from his influence on Victorians and Moderns, to his status as theexemplary poet for Deconstruction. The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley brings out the relevance to Shelley's own work of his dictum that 'All high poetry is infinite' and shows how he continues to generate original critical responses.

Romance Poetry And Surgical Sleep

Author : Emanuel Martin Papper
ISBN : 0313294054
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Romantic notions of human rights and freedoms are shown to be related to the attitude changes toward pain and suffering that prepared the ground for the discovery and general use of anesthesiology in medicine.

The Unfamiliar Shelley

Author : Timothy Webb
ISBN : 0754663906
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An outstanding group of international Shelley scholars takes full advantage of new editions and the evidence of notebooks, paying particular attention to texts that have been neglected or underestimated. Revaluations of the verse letter, plays, satire, pamphlets, prose essays, political verse, romance, prefaces, translations, art representations, fragments and early writings show how Victorian taste and culture harmed Shelley's reputation. The collection is sure to inspire future reappraisals of Shelley's work.

Romantic Ecocriticism

Author : Dewey W. Hall
ISBN : 9781498518024
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Romantic Ecocriticism: Origins and Legacies is unique due to its rare assemblage of essays, which has not appeared within an edited collection before. Romantic Ecocriticism is distinct because the essays in the collection develop transnational and transhistorical approaches to the proto-ecological early environmental aspects in British and American Romanticism. First, the edition’s transnational approach is evident through transatlantic connections such as, but are not limited to, comparisons among the following writers: William Wordsworth, William Howitt, and Henry D. Thoreau; John Clare and Aldo Leopold; Charles Darwin and Ralph W. Emerson. Second, the transhistorical approach of RomanticEcocriticism is evident in connections among the following writers: William Wordsworth and Emily Bronte; Thomas Malthus and George Gordon Byron; James Hutton and Percy Shelley; Erasmus Darwin and Charlotte Smith; Gilbert White and Dorothy Wordsworth among others. Thus, Romantic Ecocriticism offers a dynamic collection of essays dedicated to links between scientists and literary figures interested in natural history.

A Defence Of Poetry An Essay

Author : Percy Bysshe Shelley
ISBN : 9781425047702
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A brilliant piece of philosophical discussion that displays Shelley's intellect and imagination. The book asserts the "ideal nature and essential value" of poetry and is Shelley's most important prose work. His arguments are vividly and convincingly presented.

Shelley And The Romantic Imagination

Author : Thomas R. Frosch
ISBN : 0874139783
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Shelley was the most extreme and controversial of the English Romantics, and this book studies the most romantic element in his vision and in Romanticism in general: the attempt to bring to life imaginings of ideal eros and of a human paradise. Using concepts from Freud and such later psychoanalytic writers as Geza Roheim, Heinz Hartmann, Ernst Kris, Heinz Kohut, and Margaret Mahler, Shelley and the Romantic Imagination analyzes an interplay in Shelley between a regressive impulse to return to union with the mother and an aggressive, progressive impulse toward a separate, autonomous ego.

The Cambridge Companion To Shelley

Author : Timothy Morton
ISBN : 9781139827072
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) was an extraordinary poet, playwright and essayist, revolutionary both in his ideas and in his artistic theory and practice. This 2006 collection of original essays by an international group of specialists is a comprehensive survey of the life, works and times of this radical Romantic writer. Three sections cover Shelley's life and posthumous reception; the basics of his poetry, prose and drama; and his immersion in the currents of philosophical and political thinking and practice. As well as providing a wide-ranging look at the state of existing scholarship, the Companion develops and enriches our understanding of Shelley. Significant new contributions include fresh assessments of Shelley's narratives, his view of philosophy, and his role in emerging views about ecology. With its chronology and guide to further reading, this lively and accessible Companion is an invaluable guide for students and scholars of Shelley and of Romanticism.

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