Percy Shelley

Some articles on shelley, percy shelley, percy:

Midas (Shelley) - Reception
... Shelley never ventured to publish are quite as worthy of consideration as her more ambitious prose works" ... However, his "Introduction" to the play speaks mostly of Percy Shelley and his contribution to Mary Shelley's works ... In fact, as he explains, he has decided to publish in order to contribute to the Percy Shelley centenary ...
Rambles In Germany And Italy - Background - Travelling and Writing - 1840
... Mary Shelley and her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley had lived in Italy from 1818 to 1823 ... Although Percy Shelley and two of their four children died there, Italy became for Mary Shelley "a country which memory painted as paradise", as she put it ... While Percy composed a series of major poems, Mary wrote the autobiographical novel Matilda, the historical novel Valperga, and the plays Proserpine and Midas ...
Mont Blanc (poem) - Composition and Publication
... Percy Shelley formulated "Mont Blanc" at the end of July 1816, when along with Mary Godwin and Claire Clairmont (Mary Godwin's step-sister) he toured the Chamonix Valley and visited Mont Blanc Europe's highest ... Percy Shelley was inspired by the scenery surrounding a bridge over the Arve River in the Valley of Chamonix in Savoy, near Geneva, and decided to set his poem in a similar landscape ... burst upon the sight, a sentiment of ecstatic wonder, not unallied to madness." Shelley finished a draft of the poem before September, and it was ...
List Of The Invisibles Characters - The Invisibles - Most Frequent Allies - Other Allies
... Mary Shelley - A Romantic poet, women's rights' activist and mother to Percy Shelley's children ... Percy Shelley – A Romantic poet, atheist, radical, and vegetarian seen having a discussion with Lord Byron in Venice, Italy in 1819 ... Shelley explains that he intends for his writings to act as a map that will help guide the world to a day when all "men and women will be equal and free from tyranny, free of God and fear." Lord Byron ...
Name Origins - Victor Frankenstein's Given Name
... of the name Victor derives from Paradise Lost by John Milton, a great influence on Shelley (a quotation from Paradise Lost is on the opening page of Frankenstein and Shelley even allows the ... refers to God as "the Victor" in Paradise Lost, and Shelley sees Victor as playing God by creating life ... In addition to this, Shelley's portrayal of the monster owes much to the character of Satan in Paradise Lost indeed, the monster says, after reading the ...

Famous quotes containing the word shelley:

    A story of particular facts is a mirror which obscures and distorts that which should be beautiful; poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which it distorts.
    —Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)