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Shelley, Percy Bysshe 1792-1822

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Works: 5,886 works in 15,603 publications in 18 languages and 315,062 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Drama  Records and correspondence  History  Poetry  Manuscripts  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Translator, Lyricist, Librettist, Other, Originator, Honoree, Recipient, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Correspondent, Adapter, Creator, Former owner
Classifications: PR5431, 821.7
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Most widely held works about Percy Bysshe Shelley
 
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Most widely held works by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
1,030 editions published between 1800 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 12,910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief introduction to the life of Shelley, called the poet of "uncompromising spirit," and his most praised works, some extracted from the whole, others presented in full
The Cenci by Percy Bysshe Shelley( )
126 editions published between 1819 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cenci (1819) is Shelley's dramatic retelling of the legend of Beatrice Cenci, the beautiful and innocent daughter of a roman nobleman, who is raped by her father and seeks justice by murdering him. The murder plot, the commission and discovery of the crime, and the trial of Beatrice and her accomplices, form the basis for Shelley's powerful tragedy. -- Back cover
Defence of poetry by Percy Bysshe Shelley( )
132 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 2,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this renowned work, poet Percy Bysshe Shelley expands on his celebrated statement that poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world," and assiduously and lyrically rebuts the assertion made in the essay Four Ages of Poetry" (written by his contemporary Thomas Love Peacock) that poetry has no place in a world of technology and science
Selected poetry and prose by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
46 editions published between 1951 and 1994 in English and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains thirteen narrative poems and lyrical dramas, the shorter lyrical and reflective poems, and a selection of prefaces and essays. Edited with an introduction analyzing Shelley's work and thought, by C. Baker
Prometheus unbound, a variorum edition by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
167 editions published between 1820 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prometheus Unbound is a four act lyric play it was not written to be performed as a play but staged within the imagination of the reader. It is a reply to Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound which has the hero stealing fire from the gods to give to mortals. Many think this work is Shelley's masterpiece as it represents a culmination of the poet's political thought and displays his considerable gift of lyrical expression. The play was written over 4 years as its progress was severely impeded by the tragic death of first his daughter Clara Everina in 1818 and then his son William in 1819. The fourth act, a warning that evil must be checked lest tyranny reign, was added many months after the first three had been completed and revised. Shelley compares his Prometheus to Milton's Satan in Paradise Lost: But Prometheus is, as it were, the type of the highest perfection of moral and intellectual nature, impelled by the purest and the truest motives to the best and noblest ends
Shelley by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
189 editions published between 1844 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pocket-sized anthology of poems by Romantic-era poet Percy Bysshe Shelley
The Esdaile notebook; a volume of early poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
16 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifty-seven personal and political poems, written between 1809 and 1813, forty-three of which have not been previously published. Critical and biographical commentaries
John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley: complete poetical works by John Keats( Book )
29 editions published between 1817 and 1968 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a collection of Keats's best and most famous poems, including some of his sonnets and three of his longer narrative poems
Portrait of Shelley by Newman Ivey White( Book )
5 editions published between 1945 and 1968 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems of Byron, Keats, and Shelley by Elliott Coleman( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1982 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of poems by Byrn, Keats and Shelley
Shelley's prose; or, The trumpet of a prophecy by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
100 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Percy Bysshe Shelley : selected poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
60 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to the most important poets in our literature. Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) was born in Sussex and died in Italy when his sailing boat overturned while returning from a visit to Byron. A radical thinker and social campaigner, Shelley wrote some of the finest lyric verse in the English which confirms his standing as a major figure in Romantic literature. This work introduces the poet
Shelley's critical prose by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
4 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adonais by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
98 editions published between 1885 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adonais represents the height of artistic achievement for nineteenth-century Romantic poetry. Percy Bysshe Shelley's book-length elegy in the pastoral style mourns the loss of fellow poet John Keats in 495 remarkably accomplished lines. Shelley himself regarded "Adonais" as the best of his work, and the poem is a must-read for fans of the Romantic movement, or for anyone who has struggled with loss
The complete poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Percy Bysshe Shelley( )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
62 editions published between 1874 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Treasury of 37 well-known and representative poems by great Romantic poet includes "Ode to the West Wind," "To a Skylark," "Adonais," "Ozymandias," "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty," many more. Lists of titles and first lines
Adonais : an elegy on the death of John Keats, author of Endymion, Hyperion, etc. by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
60 editions published between 1821 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plays of Euripides in English by Euripides( Book )
25 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen Mab : 1813 by Percy Bysshe Shelley( Book )
97 editions published between 1813 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern English drama: Dryden, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Shelley, Browning, Byron by John Dryden( Book )
16 editions published between 1909 and 1993 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Blisshe Shelley, Percey 1792-1822
Bysshe Shelley, Percy
Bysshe-Shelley, Percy 1792-1822
Hermit of Marlow.
Hermit of Marlow 1792-1822
Hsüeh-lai 1792-1822
Marlow 1792-1822 Hermit of
Marlow, Hermit of.
Marlow, Hermit of, 1792-1822
P. B. S. 1792-1822
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792-1822
Schelley, ... 1792-1822
Šeli, P. B.
Šéli, Pérsi Ba 1792-1822
Šeli, Persi Biš 1792-1822
Selley, Persy Byss 1792-1822
Selley͏̈, Persy Mpis 1792-1822
Šelli
Šelli, ... 1792-1822
Šelli, Persi Biši.
Šelli, Persi Biši 1792-1822
Šellijs, Pērsijs Bišs 1792-1822
Sheli, Persi Bish.
Sheli, Persi Bish 1792-1822
Sheli, Poyrsi 1792-1822
Shelley.
Shelley 1792-1822
Shelley, P. B.
Shelley, P.-B. 1792-1822
Shelley, P. B. (Percy Bisshe), 1792-1822.
Shelley, P. B. (Percy Bysshe), 1792-1822
Shelley, P. Bysshe
Shelley, Percey Blisshe 1792-1822
Shelley, Percy
Shelley, Percy 1792-1822
Shelley , Percy B.
Shelley, Percy B. 1792-1822
Shelley , Percy Bishe
Shelley , Percy Bisshe
Shelley, Percy Byshe 1792-1822
Shelley, Percy Byssche
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
Shelli, P. 1792-1822
Shelli, Persi-Bishi 1792-1822
Shelly, ... 1792-1822
Shelly, Percy Bysshe 1792-1822
Shilī 1792-1822
Šilī, B.B. 1792-1822
Šilī, Bīrsī Bayšī 1792-1822
Šillī, B.B. 1792-1822
Šillī, Bīrsī Bayšī 1792-1822
Victor.
Victor 1792-1822
Шелли, Перси Биш 1792-1822
Шелли, Перси Биши 1792-1822
שלי, פרסי ביש
שלי, פרסי ביש 1792־1822
שעלי, פוירסי
שעלי, פרסי ביש 1792-1822
شلي
シェリー, パーシー・ビィシュ
シェリー, パーシー・ビッシ
シェレー
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