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C L Hawley

Literary criticism, history, theology, philosophy, classics, history of art and architecture, Yorkshire, Lancashire and also some children's books especially foreign language Ladybird books.

The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley


Hardback. 711pp. 42 essays providing an in-depth consideration of Shelley’s life and work including his influences, and his posthumous reputation. Considers ethics, politics, atheism, relationship with women, sexuality, Italy; 12 essays on his poetry - style and development, his place in culture and tradition and their influences including the Bible, music, Milton, mythology, Italian literature, theatre, science, travel, the concept of evil etc; the final section has essays on Shelley criticism from his contemporaries to the present as well as chapters on editing his work, etc. Small scuff mark to dust jacket to the back else very clean, bright and neat.