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Shelley and the romantic revolution.

F. A. Lea

Shelley and the romantic revolution.

by F. A. Lea

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsShelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 289 p.
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22915591M
LC Control Number45005456

English literature - English literature - The later Romantics: Shelley, Keats, and Byron: The poets of the next generation shared their predecessors’ passion for liberty (now set in a new perspective by the Napoleonic Wars) and were in a position to learn from their experiments. Percy Bysshe Shelley in particular was deeply interested in politics, coming early under the spell of the. career, Shelley and the Revolutionary Sublime identifies Shelley’s fasci-nation with sublime natural phenomena as a key element in his understanding of the way ideas like ‘nature’ and ‘imagination’ informed the social and political structures of the Romantic period. Offering a genuinely fresh set of perspectives on Shelley’s texts and.

Ushered in by revolutions in the United States () and France (), the Romantic period coincides with the societal transformations of the Industrial Revolution, the rise of liberal movements and the state’s counterrevolutionary measures, and the voicing of radical ideas—Parliamentary reform, expanded suffrage, abolitionism, atheism. Paul Johnson, in his book Intellectuals, describes Shelley in a chapter titled "Shelley or the Heartlessness of Ideas". In the book, Johnson describes Shelley as an amoral person, who by borrowing money which he did not intend to return, and by seducing young innocent women who fell for him, destroyed the lives of everybody with whom he had interacted, including his ion: University of Oxford.

  Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Ozymandias” exemplifies these qualities of the Romantic Age, and serves as an example of Literary Romanticism. As per its title, this poem discusses what is left of Ozymandias, the Egyptian Pharaoh Rameses II, and the remnants of his legacy based on the image of his statue falling apart in the desert. Romanticism and Revolution This political cartoon by James Gillray () illustrates the difference between opposing political views of the French Revolution by contrasting a dignified British freedom with the events of the Reign of Terror, or the rule of fear masquerading as liberty.


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Lea examines Shelley not only in terms of his poetry but also in the light of his contributions to the political and philosophical ferment of his times. The assessment is made all the more difficult Shelley & the Romantic Revolution: F.

Lea: : BooksCited by: 1. : Shelley and the Romantic Revolution (RLE: Percy Shelley Book 3) eBook: F.A. Lea: Kindle Store. Shelley and the Romantic Revolution. ISBN | Quantity: Shopping Cart Summary. While not neglecting Shelley as a poet, this book focuses on his contributions made to the general movement of political and philosophical thought of his era and by so doing his relevance to contemporary issues.

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‘The book is a kind of belated yet updated ‘Renaissance self-fashioning’ for Romantic studies. This is an exciting and genuinely original book which offers much to Shelley studies and to the wider current debate about the ‘greening’ of Romanticism.’Cited by: 5.

First published in In this work the author seeks to correct the misinterpretation and incorrect labelling of Shelley’s thought. While not neglecting Shelley as a poet, this book focuses on his contributions made to the general movement of political and philosophical thought of his era and by so doing his Shelley and the romantic revolution.

book to contemporary issues. This is a very short book divided between two ideas: the Romantic as a revolution or absolute outwardness and the Romantic as Hegel's "absolute inwardness". Blanning's central insight is that "European culture has not repeated itself cyclically but has developed dialectically."/5.

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Frankenstein exemplifies many of the values associated with Romanticism, an artistic movement that began in Western Europe during the late s through the mid- s. The characteristics of Romanticism include a focus on individual emotions, enthusiasm about the grandeur of the natural world.

A major new study of Percy Shelley's intellectual life and poetic career, Shelley and the Revolutionary Sublime identifies Shelley's fascination with sublime natural phenomena as a key element in his understanding of the way ideas like 'nature' and 'imagination' informed the social and political structures of the Romantic period.

The Romantic Movement originated in Germany with Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Goethe's play Faust () addresses the issue of how man can acquire too much knowledge, how man can make deals with the Devil to get that knowledge, and how man can move from one human experience to another without achieving full satisfaction.

Ideas about a new intellectual movement had circulated for. Shelley only experienced the revolution at second hand through the books of William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft and, especially, Tom Paine. Writing to Byron on 6 SeptemberPercy Shelley referred to ‘the master theme of the epoch in which we live – the French Revolution’.

British literature and culture of the Romantic period are steeped in the discourse generated by the Revolution. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein uses many elements of both Gothic literature and Romantic literature. Being written in the novel was placed well in the romantic era.

Frankenstein uses very descriptive language to create beautiful scenery but also dark suspenseful settings. The novel works very well to balance out the true gothic nature of the novel with the romantic period in which it is.

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The term romantic suggests a fascination with youthful innocence. The term romantic refers to sentimental novels with great popular appeal. The term romantic refers to a period of idealism in which people questioned authority. The term romantic implies an awareness of social change.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lea, F.A. (Frank Alfred), Shelley and the romantic revolution. Shelley, Percy Bysshe (), a romantic English poet and critic, considered by many to be among the greatest, and one of the most influential leaders of the romantic movement.

He was born on August 4,at Field Place, near Horsham, Sussex, educated at Eton College and, until his expulsion at the end of one year, the University of Oxford. Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein inwhich became her most famous work that embodied Romanticism.

Victor Frankenstein, the main character, is a romantic character because he represents the Romantic ideals of imagination and innovation. Other examples of Romanticism in the novel appear when Shelley incorporates vivid imagery of nature.

Romantic Outlaws is the first book to tell the story of the passionate and pioneering lives of Mary Wollstonecraft English feminist and author of the landmark book, The Vindication of the Rights of Women and her novelist daughter Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein.

Although mother and daughter, these two brilliant women never knew one another Wollstonecraft died of an/5(). Jacqueline Mulhallen, Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poet and Revolutionary (Pluto ), xiv, pp. Jacqueline Mulhallen’s political biography of the revolutionary Shelley begins by noting the cinematic release, earlier this year, of a film documenting the great global anti-war protests of 15 February, and the mass movement surrounding them.Shelley and the romantic revolution.

London, Routledge [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Percy Bysshe Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: F A Lea; Percy Bysshe Shelley.While Shelley and Byron both proved to support the revolution to the end, both Wordsworth and Coleridge joined the aristocrats in fighting it.

Wordsworth, however is the Romantic poet who has most profoundly felt and expressed the connection of the soul with nature. He saw great value in the immediate contact with nature.