Shelley's Poetry and Prose

 
 
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  • erschienen am 1. Januar 2015
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  • 458 Seiten
 
E-Book
978-1-4209-5078-6 (ISBN)
 
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) quickly rose to the high ranks of the Romantic Movement with his pure and moving lyric verse. Born in Sussex, England, he became a visionary and highly influential Romantic in search of truth and beauty. Shelley maintained a close circle of literary friends, including Lord Byron, Mary Shelley, and Leigh Hunt. A master of versification, imagery, tone, and symbolism, Shelley's poems propelled an entire era of English literature into the next century. This volume collects a diverse range of his work, representative of his great range and depth as a poet. Here we encounter "Ozymandias", "Prometheus Unbound", "Adonais", "To a Skylark", "Helas", "Ode to the West Wind", and many more. Along with Lord Byron, Keats, Wordsworth, and Coleridge, Shelley would help propel Romanticism to its peak, paving the way for Victorian poetry and eventually 20th century modernism. Shelley's influence is undeniable and far-reaching. His lines, subtle and complex, fleeting and permanent, name and grasp beauty in an attempt at transcendence through the sublimeness of the natural world.
  • Englisch
  • Stilwell
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  • USA
Neeland Media LLC
978-1-4209-5078-6 (9781420950786)
1420950789 (1420950789)
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  • Intro
  • THE POEMS
  • From The Esdaile Notebook
  • To the Emperors of Russia and Austria who eyed the battle of Austerlitz from the heights whilst Buonaparte was active in the thickest of the fight
  • Sonnet: To a balloon, laden with Knowledge
  • Zeinab and Kathema
  • The Retrospect
  • Queen Mab
  • ALASTOR
  • OR, THE SPIRIT OF SOLITUDE
  • Stanzas.-April, 1814.
  • Mutability
  • To Wordsworth
  • Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
  • Mont Blanc
  • From Laon and Cythna
  • or The Revolution of the Golden City
  • [Dedication] To Mary --
  • from Canto IX
  • To Constantia
  • Ozymandias
  • Lines Written among the Euganean Hills
  • Julian and Maddalo
  • Stanzas Written in Dejection, near Naples
  • The Two Spirits-An Allegory
  • THE CENCI
  • PROMETHEUS UNBOUND
  • The Sensitive Plant
  • Ode to Heaven
  • Ode to the West Wind
  • The Cloud
  • To a Skylark
  • Ode to Liberty
  • The Mask of Anarchy
  • England in 1819
  • Sonnet: To the Republic of Benevento
  • Sonnet
  • Sonnet
  • Letter to Maria Gisborne
  • Peter Bell the Third
  • The Witch of Atlas
  • Song of Apollo
  • Song of Pan
  • Epipsychidion
  • Adonais
  • HELLAS
  • Lines Written on Hearing the News of the Death of Napoleon
  • The Indian Girl's Song
  • Song
  • The Flower That Smiles Today
  • Memory
  • To ---
  • When Passion's Trance Is Overpast
  • To Jane: The Invitation
  • To Jane. The Recollection
  • One Word Is Too Often Profaned
  • The Serpent Is Shut Out From Paradise
  • With A Guitar, To Jane
  • To Jane
  • Lines Written in the Bay of Lerici
  • The Triumph of Life
  • THE PROSE
  • On Love
  • On Life
  • A Defence of Poetry

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