Welcome to the Essays collection. A special selection of the nonfiction prose from influential and noteworthy authors.
This book brings 10 of best essays of Percy Bysshe Shelley, across a wide range of subjects, including literature, vegetarianism, religion and many more topics.
Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets.American literary critic Harold Bloom describes him as "a superb craftsman, a lyric poet without rival, and surely one of the most advanced sceptical intellects ever to write a poem." A radical in his poetry as well as in his political and social views, Shelley did not achieve fame during his lifetime, but recognition of his achievements in poetry grew steadily following his death and he became an important influence on subsequent generations. Many of his most relevant works were published by Tacet Books. The book contains the following texts:
- Introduction by Edmund Gosse
- On Love
- On Life
- On A Future State
- On The Punishment Of Death
- Speculations On Metaphysics
- Speculations On Morals
- Essay On The Literature, The Arts, And The Manners Of The Athenians
- On The Symposium, Or Preface To The Banquet Of Plato
- A Defence Of Poetry
- A Vindication Of Natural Diet