The life of Percy Bysshe Shelley as comprised in The life of Shelley by Thomas Jefferson Hogg, The recollections of Shelley & Byron by Edward John Trelawny, Memoirs of Shelley by Thomas Love Peacock by Thomas Jefferson Hogg

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  • Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822,
  • Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 -- Friends and associates.,
  • Poets, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

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Statementwith an introduction by Humbert Wolfe, fully illustrated with eighteen pen and ink drawings by G. E. Chambers and sixteen photogravure portraits and views.
ContributionsTrelawny, Edward John, 1792-1881., Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866., Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940, ed.
LC ClassificationsPR5431 .H63
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6295144M
LC Control Number33027140

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London, E. Moxon,   Percy Bysshe Shelley () was perhaps the most intellectually adventurous of the great Romantic poets. A classicist, a headlong visionary, a social radical, and a poet of serene artistry with a lyric touch second to none, Shelley personified the 5/5(1).

Percy Bysshe Shelley, (born Aug. 4,Field Place, near Horsham, Sussex, Eng.—died July 8,at sea off Livorno, Tuscany [Italy]), English Romantic poet whose passionate search for personal love and social justice was gradually channeled from overt actions into poems that rank with the greatest in the English language.

Shelley was the heir to rich estates acquired by his grandfather. The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 1 | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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Shelley, Percy Bysshe, Publisher London, New York [etc.] H. Milford, Oxford university press Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Cornell University Library Contributor usage rights See terms Language EnglishPages: Reception. Shelley: A Life Story received a positive review in Time in The reviewer noted that the book had been "greeted in England as the first really satisfactory life of England's great romantic poet", adding that "Blunden writes of Shelley devotedly, but with the ease and savor of long personal familiarity—not only with Shelley's works, but with his period (), the scenes Author: Edmund Blunden.

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