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“Bereavement,” By Percy Bysshe Shelley

Shelley's poem describes one man's intense grief

Percy Bysshe Shelley is known as one of the preeminent Romantic English poets of the 19th century. Though he only lived to be 29 years old, he is regarded by many to be one of the most influential poets of the English … Continue reading

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Book Review: Apocalypse in Mary Shelley’s The Last Man

Mary Shelley speculates on the end of mankind from an incurable plague

Known widely as the author of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley horrified us with her notorious monster brought to life with more humanity than we care to admit. She wrote much more than Frankenstein, however, and her later, lesser-known novel The Last … Continue reading

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