Sinopse

Welcome to the Masters of Poetry book series, a selection of the best works by noteworthy authors. Literary critic August Nemo selects the most important writings of each author. A selection based on the author's novels, short stories, letters, essays and biographical texts. Thus providing the reader with an overview of the author's life and work. This edition is dedicated to the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets, widely regarded as one of the greatest lyric and philosophical poets in the English language. A radical in his poetry as well as in his political and social views, Shelley did not see fame during his lifetime, but recognition of his achievements in poetry grew steadily following his death. This book contains the following writings: Biografical: Biographical commentary by Mary Shelley, George Edward Woodberry and John Addington Symonds.Poetry: Includes over 20 selected poems, including Ozymandias, Mont Blanc, To a Skylark and Mutability.Prose: The Necessity of Atheism; On "Frankenstein"; On the Devil, and Devils; A Defence of Poetry.Letters: Includes letters from Shelley to his contemporaries.If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!