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Addressing a gap in Shelley studies, Jessica K. Quillin explores the poet's lifelong interest in music. Quillin connects the trope of music with Shelley's larger formal aesthetic, political, and philosophical concerns, showing that music offers a new critical lens through which to view such familiar Shelleyan concerns as the status of the poetic, figural language, and the philosophical problem › Books › Literature & Fiction › History & Criticism. This book is a study of the use by the poet Shelley, conventionally regarded as atheist, of ideas and imagery from the Scriptures in expressing his world view. Assessing Shelley's poetic theory and practice in relation to the Gnostic heresies of the early church period and the Enlightenment critiques of Scripture, the book shows the poet's method of biblical interpretation to be heterodox and :oso//. A major new study of Percy Shelley’s intellectual life and poetic career, Shelley and the Revolutionary Sublime identifies Shelley’s fasci- Examining Shelley’s extensive use of sublime imagery and metaphor, Duffy offers not only a substantial reassessment of Many people have contributed to the writing of this book. Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley has several of my favorite poems but I really enjoyed reading more of his poems with this book. A new favorite is The Mask of Anarchy. "Last came Anarchy: He rode on a white horse, splashed with blood; he was pale even to the lips, like Death in the Apocalypse."
English literature - English literature - The later Romantics: Shelley, Keats, and Byron: The poets of the next generation shared their predecessors’ passion for liberty (now set in a new perspective by the Napoleonic Wars) and were in a position to learn from their experiments. Percy Bysshe Shelley in particular was deeply interested in politics, coming early under the spell of the The life and works of Percy Bysshe Shelley exemplify English Romanticism in both its extremes of joyous ecstasy and brooding despair. Romanticism’s major themes—restlessness and brooding, rebellion against authority, interchange with nature, the power of the visionary imagination and of poetry, the pursuit of ideal love, and the untamed spirit ever in search of freedom—all of these Shelley also uses imagery in describing the cloud itself as "laughing" after the storm and while looking at the stars "whirling and fleeing". The cloud is compared to human life because it always This book is a study of the use by the poet Shelley, conventionally regarded as atheist, of ideas and imagery from the Scriptures in expressing his world view. Assessing Shelley's poetic theory 'A_Double_Face_of_False_and_True.
Shelley’s fame rests largely upon his poetry, and his contribution to the English poetic canon, but he was also a polemicist, playwright and radical activist. This biography is packed with fascinating insights into Shelley’s times, which enriches the compelling story of his short life (he died in a boating accident, aged j in To this end, he poured forth a profusion of gorgeous verse overflowing with brilliant imagery, all aimed at uplifting the good and the beautiful, the free and the loving, while denouncing the social forces that tended to suppress unately, it was Shelley’s fate to be misunderstood by the people of his Known for his lyrical and long-form verse, Percy Bysshe Shelley was a prominent English Romantic poet and was one of the most highly regarded and influential poets of the 19th :// Quillin's book uncovers the implications of Shelley's use of music by means of four musico-poetic concerns: the inherently interdisciplinary nature of musical imagery and figurative language; the rhythmic and sonoric dimensions of poetry; the extension of