Shel Silverstein was a poet, but he was more than just that.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) is one of the most famous poets in all of English literature. He was one of a group of poets who became known as The Romantics.
P B Shelley, 'Ozymandias' - British Library
Morton, Timothy. (Cambridge UP 2006). A substantial excerpt from the Introduction is available [scroll down to "look inside," then open PDF]. "Shelley would have loved the internet," notes Morton.
Brocking, M. Elisabeth. Brocking defends the thesis that ", Shelley's longest and most neglected major work, contains some of his most rigorous thinking on the subject of revolution, as well as showing a substantial growth in poetic skill." Rice Univ. electronic Theses and Dissertations.
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Urquhart, Troy. Urquhart contends that "the presents a model for the creation and transfer of meaning that is remarkably similar to that described by Shelley's ." 31 (August 2003).
Percy Bysshe Shelley Literary Criticism
Sharp, Michele Turner. Says Sharp, "From the outset, , the pastoral elegy that Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote for his fellow poet, John Keats, strikes an odd note. It was written at a time when pastoral elegy had become both obsolete and explicitly maligned." Summer 2000 [subscription service].
Online literary criticism for Percy Bysshe Shelley ..
Mulhallen, Jacqueline. (Open Book Publishers 2011). "This is the first full-length study of Shelley's plays in performance. It offers a rich, meticulously researched history of Shelley's role as a playwright and dramatist and a reassessment of his 'closet dramas' as performable pieces of theatre." The complete book is available open access through Google, or for purchase.
2014-03-06 · All Chapter 7 poems are due for Monday
"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
He had power, wealth, and kingdoms.
He thought his power would stand the test of time.
Here are the web questions to help you understand the poems
Morton, Timothy. Using two topoi, 'Blood and Gold' and 'Ecotopia,' Morton focuses on the poetics rather than the politics of . Early Shelley: Vulgarisms, Politics, and Fractals, August 1997.
An analysis of Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley
She was never fond of being out in the public light and at one point in her life even stated she thought it was ridiculous to have her poems published.