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Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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Books by this author: Shelley on Love
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  • One of the Titans of English romanticism, Shelley was born in 1792. Radical in his social and political veiws as well as his poetry, he was expelled from University College Oxford in 1911 after publishing a pamphlet titled The Necessity of Atheism. He went on to produce some of the most esteemed works ever written in the English Language, including 'Ozimandias', 'England in 1819' and 'Don Juan', as well as become the close friend of contemporary Lord Byron and the husband of Mary Shelley. He died in 1822 at the age of 29, drowning off the coast of Italy.
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