Poet To Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poems Selected By Fiona Sampson by Fiona SampsonPoet To Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poems Selected By Fiona Sampson by Fiona Sampson

Poet To Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poems Selected By Fiona Sampson

byFiona Sampson

Paperback | June 26, 2012

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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.

Fiona Sampson studied at the universities of Oxford, where she won the Newdigate Prize, and Nijmegen. She has published sixteen books, including poetry, translations and studies of writing process, of which the most recent is Rough Music (2010). Her awards include a Cholmondeley and she is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. M...
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Title:Poet To Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley: Poems Selected By Fiona SampsonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.82 × 4.67 × 0.38 inPublished:June 26, 2012Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0571259472

ISBN - 13:9780571259472

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