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P. B. Shelley was a major romantic and lyric poet in the English language. Find more on his life in this brief biography.
P B Shelley
Also Listed In: Poets
Famous as: Romantic & Lyric Poet
Born on: 04 August 1792 Famous 4th August Birthdays
Zodiac Sign: Leo Famous Leos
Born in: England
Died on: 08 July 1822
place of death: Lerici, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
epitaphs: These are two friends whose lives were undivided:, So let their memory be, now they have glided, Under the grave; let not their bones be parted,, For their two hearts in life were single-hearted.
father: Timothy Shelley
mother: Elizabeth Pilfold
siblings: John Shelley of Avington House, Mary Shelley, Elizabeth Shelley, Hellen Shelley, Margaret Shelley
Spouses: Harriet Westbrook, Mary Godwin
children: Percy Florence Shelley
education: Syon House Academy of Brentford, Middlesex, Eton College, University College, Oxford
Works & Achievements: The Revolt of Islam, The Masque of Anarchy and Men of England
Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the greatest contributors to the romantic poetry in the English language and author of the Prometheus Unbound and many other poems. Best known for his anthology works such as Ode to the West wind and To a Skylark, Shelley also wrote the most excellent lyric poems in the English language. The author is also known for his atheist views that became the central idea of his work The Necessity of Atheism, written and published in 1811, when he was still in the college. His major works mainly consist of lengthy and imaginative poems including Adonais, The Revolt of Islam and his unfinished poem The Triumph of Life. In his short but successful career, Shelley gained appreciation from eminent persons such as Karl Marx, Henry Stephens Salt and from other contemporary authors as well including eminent poet and friend Lord Byron.
P B SHELLEY TIMELINE
Percy was born on 4 August 1792.
Percy was admitted into the Syon House Academy of Brent ford in 1802.
Shelley went on to study at Eton College, Oxford University.
He matriculated from the University.
Shelley was expelled from Oxford.
A pamphlet called The Necessity of Atheism was written and published by Shelley.
Shelley married his first wife Harriet Westbrook in on 28 August.
On 28 July 1814, Percy deserted his wife Harriet and daughter Lanthe.
He wrote Alastor, the spirit of solitude in 1816.
The History of Six Weeks Tour was published in 1817.
Shelley's previous wife Harriet drowned herself.
The Shelley couple moved to Italy.
The Revolt of Islam was published in 1818.
Their son Percy Florence Shelley was born in 1819.
Percy Shelley drowned in a storm on 8 July 1822.
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Albion And Erin In Poems Of Th. Moore, Lord Byron, R. Burns, P.b. Shelley, Th. Campbell, J. Thomson And From Th. Percy's Reliques Of Ancient English Poetry
Cinque Liriche per Canto e Pianoforte. i. I tempi assai lontani. (P. B. Shelley. Traduzione di R. Ascoli.) ii. Canto funebre. (P. B. Shelley. Traduzione ... Tagore. Traduzione di C. Z. Chauvet.)