A defense of poetry

by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Other authorsAlbert S. Cook (Editor)
Hardcover, 1891

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Boston, Ginn & Co., 1891.

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In this renowned work, poet Percy Bysshe Shelley expands on his celebrated statement that poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world," and assiduously and lyrically rebuts the assertion made in the essay Four Ages of Poetry" (written by his contemporary Thomas Love Peacock) that poetry has no place in a world of technology and science.

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