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Shelley, Percy Bysshe

Other Names: P. B. Shelley
Born: 4-8-1792 at Field Place, near Horsham, Sussex, Eng.
Died: 8-7-1822

Summary of Biography

One of the greatest English poet and the most influential leader of the Romantic movements. He was educated at the Eton College and the University of Oxford. He was later banished due to his writings on Atheism from the institute.


Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822) was an important English Romantic poet. Born in Horsham, Sussex, Shelley studied at Eton College and matriculated at University College, Oxford. He is best known for his visionary poems including Alastor (1816), Adonais (1821), The Revolt of Islam (1818), Prometheus Unbound (1820), and The Triumph of Life(1822). He lived his life by a nonconformist moral code, and his beliefs regarding marriage, love, revolution, and politics were viewed by many as immoral.

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A Defence of Poetry An Essay
A Defence of Poetry An Essay

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