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Shelley, his thought and work.

D. G. King-Hele

Shelley, his thought and work.

by D. G. King-Hele

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Published by Macmillan .
Written in English


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Pagination390p.
Number of Pages390
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Open LibraryOL13729313M

  APPLE BOOKS REVIEW. Few novels can be credited with launching entire genres. Written in , Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a gothic tale whose influences are felt in countless works of fantasy, horror and science fiction. Hypnotic and suspenseful, the book slowly unfolds the story of Victor Frankenstein, a ferociously intelligent man whose scientific /5(K). Is Frankenstein a Creature or Monster? Whether Frankenstein's creation is a creature or indeed a monster is a key factor of the novel as a whole. Mary Shelley successfully uses language to create and manipulate the reader's opinion of this nameless creation. Frankenstein is from a well respected and.

Shelley His Thought and Work. Authors; Desmond King-Hele; Book. 2 Citations; Downloads; Log in to check access. Buy eBook. USD About About this book; Table of contents. Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-viii. PDF. Disjointed Visions. Desmond King-Hele. Pages Queen Mab. Desmond King-Hele. Pages Unrest (   Mary hit it out of the park with her plot - but the work beyond that often itself betrays its status as the first novel from a teen-aged writer. (It was a very interesting project to try to sift some of the wheat out of the chaff when I adapted it for radio.).

About Shelley: The Pursuit. Shelley: The Pursuit is the book with which Richard Holmes—the finest literary biographer of our day—made his name. Dispensing with the long-established Victorian picture of Shelley as a blandly ethereal character, Holmes projects a startling image of “a darker and more earthly, crueler and more capable figure.”. But a new book, The Man Who Wrote Frankenstein, claims Shelley, an icon of modern feminism, was a fraud who did not dream up the gothic monster in response to .


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Shelley, His Thought And Work book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). Shelley: His Thought and Work Subsequent Edition by Desmond King-Hele (Author) › Visit Amazon's Desmond King-Hele Page.

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Teaneck [N.J.] Fairleigh Dickinson University Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Percy Bysshe Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Shelley: His Thought and Work [King-Hele, Desmond] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shelley: His Thought and Work. ISBN ; Free shipping for individuals worldwide; This title is currently reprinting.

You can pre-order your copy now. The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rulesBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Shelley-the-republican might have liked to know that the best single-volume collection of his work is not English but American (although someone might have to break it to him that the US has Author: Guardian Staff.

The occasion for this book arose out of the gift of manuscripts made to the Bodleian Library in by the late Sir John Shelley-Rolls. With the addition of these manuscripts to those presented in by Lady Shelley, two-thirds, roughly speaking, of the family papers inherited from Shelley and Mary--the famous 'Boscombe Collection' of the nineteenth century--came together again.

Known for his lyrical and long-form verse, Percy Bysshe Shelley was a prominent English Romantic poet and was one of the most highly regarded and influential poets of the 19th : Percy Bysshe Shelley (/ b ɪ ʃ / BISH; 4 August – 8 July ) was one of the major English Romantic poets, widely regarded as one of the finest lyric and philosophical poets [citation needed] 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 Education: University of Oxford.

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley (–) that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a hideous sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she and the first edition was published anonymously in London on 1 Januarywhen Author: Mary Shelley.

Despite the pressures, Mary did produce a respectable body of work--four novels, five volumes of biographical sketches, several articles and poems, a number of short stories, and unfinished biographical fragments of Godwin and of Shelley as well as editing and annotating Shelley's poetry and prose.4/5(32).

Many thought that Percy Bysshe Shelley had written it since he penned its introduction. The book proved to be a huge success. That same year, the Shelleys moved to : The life and works of Percy Bysshe Shelley exemplify English Romanticism in both its extremes of joyous ecstasy and brooding despair.

Romanticism’s major themes—restlessness and brooding, rebellion against authority, interchange with nature, the power of the visionary imagination and of poetry, the pursuit of ideal love, and the untamed spirit ever in search of freedom—all of these.

By the time Shelley finished the book, she was pregnant again. A slam-dunk for a first book, Frankenstein is now one of the most popular gothic novels of all time, and it was written by a teenager.

Mary Shelley (Aug –Feb 1, ) was an English writer, famous for penning the horror classic Frankenstein (), which has since been regarded as the first science fiction novel.

Though much of her fame is derived from that classic, Shelley left a large body of work that spanned genres and : Julia Pearson. His Risk by Shelley Shepard Gray is book four in The Amish of Hart County.

Shelley has written a captivating story that grabs you right from the start and doesn't let go until the very end. A story that is full of love, faith, suspense and much, much more. I received a complementary copy of this book. This review is my honest opinion. 5 stars!/5. His unshakable faith in his own goodness carried over into his thought, and even his poetry, to dangerous effect.

Shelley considered himself a true philanthropist, and was willing to. Frankenstein () by Mary Shelley is one of the most thrilling, haunting, and poignant books I have ever read. Forget spending money on the latest Ban Drown, Kephen Sting, or Pames Jatterson (at least for now) if you haven’t read Frankenstein.

The most heart-pumping, heart-wrenching, soul-destroying, life-affirming work of beauty is available to read completely. His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; but these luxuriances only formed a more horrid contrast with his watery eyes, that seemed almost of the same colour as the dun-white sockets in which they were set, his shrivelled complexion.

Shelley noted the Creature “appeared to excite a breathless eagerness in the audience” (Wolfson, ). Peake’s play is both the first adaptation and the first to render the Creature mute. The entry of the Creature into a world outside of Shelley’s book is startling.A timeless, terrifying tale of one man’s obsession to create life—and the monster that became his legacy.

“If ever a book needed to be placed in context, it’s Frankenstein” (The New York Times Book Review).ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIPA timeless, terrifying tale of one man's obsession to create life—and the monster that became 4/5(22).Through his companionship and attentiveness, Clerval lifts Victor's mood and gets him back to feeling like a normal person and his old self.

How does William die? William was either strangled or his neck was broken-- a fingerprint was found on his neck.