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P. B. Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Nationality: British
Periods: British: 19th Century

poet, married to Mary Shelley, writer of Queen Mab and Prometheus Unbound

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The Cenci

Collected Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Defence of Poetry

Prometheus Unbound

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Criticism about P. B. Shelley

Reading Shelley: A Problem for Late Victorian English Studies
http://vp.engl.wvu.edu/spring98/kearney.htm
This essay examines "the case of Shelley, a writer obviously too important to ignore in any treatment of nineteenth-century literature but also one controversial enough to raise doubts about the whole issue of treating modern poetry in the academic curriculum."
Contains: Criticism
Author: Anthony Kearney
From: Victorian Poetry Volume 36, no. 1, Spring 1998
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Shelley
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/webbin/gutbook/lookup?num=1337
A book-length critical look at Shelley and his works, written in the early part of the 20th century.
Contains: Criticism
Author: Sydney Waterlow
From: Project Gutenberg London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, 1913
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Shelley
http://www.bartleby.com/222/index.html#3
This lengthy analysis of the author's life and work includes sections on "Queen Mab; Alastor", "Prometheus Unbound", "Odes", "The Defence of Poetry" and "The Triumph of Life."
Contains: Extensive Bio, Criticism, Bibliography
Author: C. H. Herford
From: The Cambridge History of English and American Literature Volume XII: English, The Romantic Revival, The Nineteenth Century, I
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Shelley: An Essay
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/webbin/gutbook/lookup?num=1336
A critical look at Shelley and his works, in part concerning how his poetry relates to the Church.
Contains: Criticism
Author: Francis Thompson
From: Project Gutenberg 1914
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Biographical sites about P. B. Shelley

Biographical Sketch of P. B. Shelley
http://www.bartleby.com/139/shel110.html
This site, despite its name, provides a good deal of information about the life of Percy Shelley.
Contains: Extensive Bio
Keywords: life, history, biography
 
Percy Bysshe Shelley
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/179
Provides a brief biographical sketch of the poet, full text of several poems, and links to other web sites.
Contains: Sketch, Bibliography, Webliography, Pictures
Author: Academy of American Poets
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The Shelley Chronology
http://www.rc.umd.edu/cstahmer/shelcron/
"The Shelley Chronology is a hypertext chronology of important dates in the life of Percy Bysshe Shelley. It is designed to function both as a stand-alone resource and in conjunction with The Romantic Chronology at UC Santa Barbara."
Contains: Timeline
Author: Carl G. Stahmer
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