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Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

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ISBN-10: 1115814036

ISBN-13: 9781115814034

Edition: N/A

Authors: Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman

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List price: $33.75
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 394
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Born in Field Place, near Horsham in Sussex, Shelley was educated at Syon House Academy and Eton, where he acquired the sobriquet "Mad Shelley" for his independent spirit. While at Eton he published Zastrozzi (1810), a Gothic novel. Expelled from Oxford because he refused to retract his atheistic beliefs, Shelley quarreled with his wealthy father and was banished from home. Shelley married impulsively and then abandoned his young wife to run off to Italy with the 16-year-old Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (the daughter of the radical feminist and the anarchist philosopher, who was eventually to write Frankenstein). While in Italy, Shelley became close friends with Byron, and the two became…