Shelley

The Pursuit (New York Review Books)

Average vote of 4
| 5 total contributions of which 1 review , 4 quotes , 0 images , 0 notes , 0 video
Shelley: The Pursuit is the book with which Richard Holmes—the finest literary biographer of our day—made his name. Dispensing with the long-established Victorian picture of Shelley as a blandly ethereal character, Holmes projects a startling image ...Continua
Ha scritto il 01/10/17
"I shall try to domesticate in some antique feudal castle [...] As to the ghosts I shall welcome them, altho Harriet protests against my invoking them, but they would tell tales of old, and it would add to the picturesqueness of the scenery to see ...Continua
  • 1 mi piace

Ha scritto il Apr 15, 2017, 11:54
"The next day [14 March 1818] they drove into the foothills, and crossed the frontier at Les Echelles. Shelley's books had to be submitted to the Sardinian censor, 'a priest who admits nothing of Rousseau, Voltaire etc. in the province'. 'All such ...Continua
Ha scritto il Apr 15, 2017, 11:51
"I shall try to domesticate in some antique feudal castle [...] As to the ghosts I shall welcome them, altho Harriet protests against my invoking them, but they would tell tales of old, and it would add to the picturesqueness of the scenery to see ...Continua
Ha scritto il Apr 15, 2017, 11:49
"Hoggs comes. He describes an apparition of a lady, whom he had loved, appearing him after her death; she came in the twilight summer night, and was hardly visible; [...] visited him many successive nights; he was always unaware of her approach, and ...Continua
Ha scritto il Apr 15, 2017, 11:49
"We talk of ghosts; neither Lord Byron nor Monk G. Lewis seem to believe in them; and they both agree, in the very face of reason, that none could believe in ghosts without also believing in God. I do not think that all the persons who profess to ...Continua

- TIPS -
Nessun elemento trovato
Aggiungi per primo una immagine!

- TIPS -
Nessun elemento trovato
Aggiungi per primo una nota!

- TIPS -
Nessun elemento trovato
Aggiungi per primo un video!

Lorem Ipsum Color sit Amet
di Nome Autore
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur Suspendisse varius consequat feugiat.
Scheda libro
Aggiungi