Percy Bysshe Shelley : Poems Selected By Fiona Sampson

Author: Fiona Sampson; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Maurice Riordan
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  • : $19.99(AUD)
  • : 9780571274307
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
  • : Faber & Faber, Limited
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  • : September 2011
  • : 204mm X 134mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2011
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  • : Fiona Sampson; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Maurice Riordan
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  • : English
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Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) was born in Sussex and died in Italy when his sailing boat overturned while returning from a visit to Byron. A radical thinker and social campaigner, Shelley wrote some of the finest lyric verse in the English language which confirms his standing as a major figure in Romantic literature.


In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessible and passionate introduction to some of the greatest poets of our literature.

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Faber and Faber presents eight beautiful editions of classic Romantic poetry

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Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) was born in Sussex and died in Italy when his sailing boat overturned while returning from a visit to Byron. A radical thinker and social campaigner, Shelley wrote some of the finest lyric verse in the English language which confirms his standing as a major figure in Romantic literature.