Shelley and the Sublime: An Interpretation of the Major Poems

Shelley and the Sublime: An Interpretation of the Major Poems

by Angela Leighton

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ISBN-13: 9780521272025
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/30/2009
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1. The sublime in the eighteenth century; 2. Shelley: from empiricism to the sublime; 3. Scepticism and sublime power: 'Hymn to Intellectual Beauty' and 'Mont Blanc'; 4. The politics of creativity: Prometheus Unbound; 5. Inspiration and the poet's skill: 'Ode to the West Wind' and 'To a Skylark'; 6. Shelley's leisure for fiction: Adonais; 7. Sleepers in the oblivious valley: The Triumph of Life; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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