Notes to the Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Notes to the Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

by Mary Shelley
     
 

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"[...]features that marked those of his works which he regarded with most complacency, as sustained by a lofty subject and useful aim.
In addition to these, his poems may be divided into two classes,-the purely imaginative, and those which sprang from the emotions of his heart. Among the former may be classed the "Witch of Atlas", "Adonais", and his latest…  See more details below

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"[...]features that marked those of his works which he regarded with most complacency, as sustained by a lofty subject and useful aim.
In addition to these, his poems may be divided into two classes,-the purely imaginative, and those which sprang from the emotions of his heart. Among the former may be classed the "Witch of Atlas", "Adonais", and his latest composition, left imperfect, the "Triumph of Life". In the first of these particularly he gave the reins to his fancy, and luxuriated in every idea as it rose; in all there is that sense of mystery which formed an essential portion of his perception of life-a clinging to the subtler inner spirit, rather than to the outward form-a curious and metaphysical anatomy of human passion and [...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781407627915
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
01/29/2010
Pages:
62
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)

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