Hardback. 711pp. 42 essays providing an in-depth consideration of Shelley’s life and work including his influences, and his posthumous reputation. Considers ethics, politics, atheism, relationship with women, sexuality, Italy; 12 essays on his poetry - style and development, his place in culture and tradition and their influences including the Bible, music, Milton, mythology, Italian literature, theatre, science, travel, the concept of evil etc; the final section has essays on Shelley criticism from his contemporaries to the present as well as chapters on editing his work, etc. Small scuff mark to dust jacket to the back else very clean, bright and neat.
Author O'Neill, Michael (editor)
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Condition Near fine, bright copy in very good dust jacket