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Books on Shelley:
Criticism, Interpretation, and Contexts

Abbey, Lloyd. Destroyer and Preserver: Shelley's Poetic Skepticism. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1979.

Allsup, James O. The Magic Circle: A Study of Shelley's Concept of Love. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat, 1976.

Anderson, Erland. Harmonious Madness: A Study of Musical Metaphors in the of Coleridge, Shelley and Keats. Salzburg: Inst. fur eng. Sprache & Lit., Univ. Salzburg, 1975.

Baker, Carlos. Shelley's Major Poetry: The Fabric of a Vision. New York: Russell & Russell, 1961.

Baker, Joseph Ellis. Shelley's Platonic Answer to a Platonic Attack on Poetry. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1965.

Bandy, Melanie. Mind Forg'd Manacles: Evil in the Poetry of Blake and Shelley. University, AL: U of Alabama P, 1981.

Barcus, James E. Shelley: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge, 1975.

Barnard, Ellsworth. Shelley's Religion. New York: Russell & Russell, 1964.

Barton, Wilfrid C. Shelley and the New Criticism: The Anatomy of a Critical Misvaluation. Salzburg: Inst. fur Englische Sprache und Literatur, Univ. Salzburg, 1973.

Baskiyar, Dharni Dhar. The Inextinguishable Flame: Shelley's Poetic and Creative Practice. Salzburg: Inst. fur eng. Sprache & Lit., Univ. Salzburg, 1977.

Beake, Fred. The Imaginations of Mr. Shelley. Salzburg: U of Salzburg, 1993.

Behrendt, Stephen C. Shelley and his Audiences. Lincoln, NE: U of Nebraska P, 1989.

Bennet, Betty T. and Sturart Curran (eds.). Shelley: Poet and Legislator of the World. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1996.

Bhalla, M.M. Studies in Shelley. New Delhi: Associated Pub. House, 1973.

Blank, G. Kim. Wordsworth's Influence on Shelley: A Study of Poetic Authority. New York: St. Martin's, 1988.

Bloom, Harold (ed.). Percy Bysshe Shelley. New York: Chelsea House, 1985.

---. Shelley's Mythmaking. New Haven: Yale UP, 1959.

Bonca, Teddi C. Shelley's Mirrors of Love: Narcissism, Sacrifice, and Sorority. Alabany, NY: State U of New York P, 1999.

Bornstein, George. Yeats and Shelley. Chicago: U. of Chicago P, 1970.

Brazell, James. Shelley and the Concept of Humanity: A Study of His Moral Vision. Salzburg: Inst. fur Englische Sprache und Literatur, Univ. Salzburg, 1972.

Brewer, William D. The Shelley-Byron Conversation. Gainesville, FL: UP of Florida, 1994.

Brown, Nathaniel. Sexuality and Feminism in Shelley. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1979.

Butter, Peter. Shelley's Idols of the Cave. Edinburgh: ,1954.

Buxton, Jonn. Byron and Shelley: The History of a Friendship. London; New York: Macmillan, Harcourt Brace, 1968.

Byron, May (Clarissa Gillington). A Day with the Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Rprint of 1910 ed. Folcroft, PA: Folcroft Lib. Eds, 1977.

Cameron, Kenneth N. Romantic Rebels: Essays on Shelley and His Circle. Cambridge: Harvard U.P, 1973.

---. Shelley: The Golden Years. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1974.

Chernaik, Judith. The Lyrics of Shelley. Cleveland: Case Western Reserve UP, 1972.

Chesser, Eustace. Shelley and Zastrozzi: Self-Revelation of a Neurotic. London: Gregg, 1965.

Clark, Timothy. Embodying Revolution: The Figure of the Poet in Shelley. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1989.

Clark, Timothy and Jerrold E. Hogle (eds.). Evaluating Shelley. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 1996.

Cooper, Andrew M. Doubt and Identity in Romantic Poetry. New Haven: Yale UP, 1988.

Cox, Jeffrey. Poetry and Politics in the Cockney School: Keats, Shelley, Hunt and Their Circle. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998.

Crompton, Margaret. Shelley's Dream Women. London: Cassell, 1967.

Cronin, Richard. Shelley's Poetic Thoughts. London: Macmillan, 1989.

Crook, Nora and Derek Guiton. Shelley's Venomed Melody. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1986.

Curran, Stuart. Shelley's Annus Mirabilis: The Maturing of an Epic Vision. San Marino: Huntington Lib., 1975.

---. Shelley's Cenci: Scorpions Ringed with Fire. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1970.

Curreli, Mario and Anthony L. Johnson, eds. Paradise of Exiles: Shelley and Byron in Pisa. Salzburg: University of Salzburg, 1988.

Dawson, P.M.S. The Unacknowledged Legislator: Shelley and Politics. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1980.

Delisle, Fanny. A Study of Shelley's A Defence of Poetry: A Textual and Critical Evaluation. 2 vols. Salzburg: Inst. fur Englische Sprache und Literatur, Univ. Salzburg, 1974.

Duerksen, Roland A. Shelleyan Ideas in Victorian Literature. The Hague: Mouton, 1966.

---. Shelley's Poetry of Involvement. New York: St. Martin's, 1988.

Duff, David. Romance and Revolution: Shelley and the Politics of a Genre. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994.

Duffy, Edward. Rousseau in England: The Context for Shelley's Critique of the Enlightenment. Berkeley: U of California P, 1979.

Enscoe, Gerald E. Eros and the Romantics: Sexual Love as a Theme in Coleridge, Shelley and Keats. The Hague: Mouton, 1967.

Everest, Kelvin (ed.). Shelley Revalued: Essays from the Gregynog Conference. Leicester: Leicester UP, 1983.

Flagg, John S. Prometheus Unbound and Hellas: An Approach to Shelley's Lyrical Dramas. Salzburg: Inst. fur Englische Sprache und Literatur, Univ. Salzburg, 1972.

Fogle, Richard H. The Imagery of Keats and Shelley: A Comparative Study. Chapel Hill: U. of North Carolina P, 1969.

Foot, Paul. Red Shelley. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1980.

Fraistat, Neil. The Poem and the Book: Interpreting Collections of Romantic Poetry. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1985.

Fuller, Jean O. Shelley: A Biography. London: Cape, 1968.

Gallant, Christine. Shelley's Ambivalence. New York: St. Martin's, 1989.

Gelpi, Barbara. Shelley's Goddess: Maternity, Language, Subjectivity. New York: Oxford UP, 1992.

Gladden, Samuel. Shelley's Textual Seductions: Plotting Utopia in the Erotic and Political Works. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Goslee, Nancy Moore. Uriel's Eye: Miltonic Stationing and Statuary in Blake, Keats, and Shelley. University: U of Alabama P, 1985.

Grabo, Carl. A Newton among Poets. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1930.

---. The Magic Plant: The Growth of Shelley's Thought. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1935.

Guinn, John P. Shelley's Political Thought. The Hague: Mouton, 1969.

Haines, Simon. Shelley's Poetry: The Divided Self. Hampshire, England and New York: St. Martin's, 1997.

Hall, Jean. The Transforming Image: A Study of Shelley's Major Poetry. Urbana, IL: U of Illinois P, 1980.

Hildebrand, William H. Shelley's Polar Paradise: A Reading of Prometheus Unbound. Salzburg: Inst. fur eng. Sprache & Lit., Univ. Salzburg, 1974.

Hoagwood, Terence Allan. Prophecy and the Philosophy of Mind: Traditions of Blake and Shelley. University: U of Alabama P, 1985.

---. Skepticism & Ideology: Shelley's Political Prose and Its Philosophical Context from Bacon to Marx. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 1988.

Hodgart, Patricia. A Preface to Shelley. London and New York: Longman, 1985.

Hogle, Jerrold E. Shelley's Process: Radical Transference and the Development of his Major Works. New York and Oxford: Oxford UP, 1988

Holmes, Richard. Shelley: The Pursuit. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1974.

Hughes, A.M.D. The Nascent Mind of Shelley. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1971.

Jacobs, Carol. Uncontainable Romanticism: Shelley, Bronte, Kleist. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UP, 1989.

Jeffrey, Lloyd N. Shelley's Knowledge and Use of Natural History. Salzburg: Inst. fur eng. Sprache & Lit., Univ. Salzburg, 1976.

Jones, Steven E. Shelley's Satire: Violence, Exhortation, and Authority. DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois UP, 1994.

Kalim, M. Siddiq. The Social Orpheus: Shelley and the Owenites. Lahore: Council, Government College, 1973.

Keach, William. Shelley's Style. New York: Methuen, 1984.

King-Hele, Desmond. Shelley: His Thought and Work. 3rd ed. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1984.

Kitzberger, Ingrid R. "A Thousand Images of Loveliness" in Percy Bysshe Shelley's Love Poetry. Salzburg: Inst. fur eng. Sprache & Lit., Univ. Salzburg, 1977.

Klapper, M. Roxana. The German Literary Influence on Shelley. Salzburg: Inst. fur eng. Sprache & Lit., Univ. Salzburg, 1975.

Kroese, Irvin B. The Beauty and the Terror: Shelley's Visionary Women. Salzburg: Inst. fur eng. Sprache & Lit., Univ. Salzburg, 1976.

Leighton, Angela. Shelley and the Sublime: An Interpretation of the Major Poems. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1984.

Leyda, Seraphia D. "The Serpent Is Shut Out from Paradise": A Revaluation of Romantic Love in Shelley. Salzburg: Inst. fur Englische Sprache und Literatur, Univ. Salzburg 1972.

Martinez, Alicia. The Hero and Heroine of Shelley's The Revolt of Islam. Salzburg: Inst. fur eng. Sprach & Lit., Univ. of Salzburg, 1976.

Mayfield, John S. Shelley. Worcester, Mass.: Achille J. St. Onge, 1973.

McNiece, Gerald. Shelley and the Revolutionary Idea. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1969.

Morton, Timothy. Shelley and the Revolution in Taste: The Body and the Natural World. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.

Murphy, John V. The Dark Angel: Gothic Elements in Shelley's Works. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell UP, 1974.

O'Malley, Glenn. Shelley and Synesthesia. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 1964.

O'Neill, Michael. The Human Mind's Imagining's: Conflict and Achievement in Shelley's Poetry. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1989.

Power, Julia. Shelley in America in the Nineteenth Century: His Relation to American Critical Thought and His Influence. New York: Gordian, 1969.

Pulos, C.E. The Deep Truth: A Study of Shelley's Skepticism. Lincoln, NE: U of Nebraska P, 1954.

Purinton, Marjean D. Romantic Ideology Unmasked: The Mentally Constructed Tyrannies in Dramas of William Wordsworth, Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, and Joanna Baillie. Newark, NJ and London: U of Delaware P and Associated UP, 1994.

Quinney, Laura. The Poetics of Disappointment: Wordsworth to Ashberry. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 1999.

Raine, Kathleen. Shelley. Baltimore: Penguin, 1973.

Rajan, Tilottama. Dark Interpreter: The Discourse of Romanticism. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1980.

---. The Supplement of Reading: Figures of Understanding in Romantic Theory and Practice. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1990.

Redpath, Theodore. The Young Romantics and Critical Opinion, 1807-1824: Poetry of Byron, Shelley, and Keats as Seen by Their Contemporaries. New York: St. Martin's, 1973.

Reiman, Donald H. Intervals of Inspiration: The Skeptical Tradition and the Psychology of Romanticism. Greenwood, FL: Penkevill, 1988.

---. Percy Bysshe Shelley. New York: Twayne, 1969.

---,ed. The Romantics Reviewed; Contemporary Reviews of British Romantic Writers. 9 vols. in 3 parts, A-C. New York: Garland, 1972.

---. Romantic Texts and Contexts. Columbia, MO: U of Missouri P, 1987.

---. Shelley's "The Triumph of Life": A Critical Study Based on a Text Newly Edited from the Bodleian Manuscript. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1965.

Reiter, Seymour. A Study of Shelley's Poetry. Albuquerque: U of New Mexico P, 1967.

Ridenour, George M., ed. Shelley: A Collection of Critical Essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1965.

Rieger, James. The Mutiny Within: The Heresies of Percy Bysshe Shelley. New York: Geo. Braziller, 1967.

Roberts, Hugh. Shelley and the Chaos of History: A New Politics of Poetry. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State UP, 1997.

Robinson, Charles E. Shelley and Byron: The Snake and the Eagle Wreathed in Fight. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1988.

Rogers, Neville. Shelley at Work. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1967.

Rogers, Stephen. Classical Greece and the Poetry of Chenier, Shelley and Leopardi. West Bend: U of Notre Dame P, 1974.

Salama, Adel. Shelley's Major Poems: A Re-Interpretation. Salzburg: Inst. fur Englische Sprache und Literatur, Univ. Salzburg, 1973.

Schmid, Thomas H. Humor and Transgression in Peacock, Shelley, and Byron: A Cold Carnival. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 1992.

Schulze, Earl J. Shelley's Theory of Poetry: A Reappraisal. The Hague: Mouton, 1966.

Scrivener, Michael. Radical Shelley: The Philosophical Anarchism and Utopian Thought of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1982

Shealy, Ann. Journey Through the Unapparent: A Reading of Shelley's The Triumph of Life. Hicksville, N.Y.: Exposition Press, 1974.

Shelley, Brian. Shelley and Scripture: The Interpreting Angel. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1994.

Silverman, Edwin B. Poetic Synthesis in Shelley's Adonais. The Hague: Mouton, 1972.

Simpson, Michael. Closet Performances: Political Exhibitionism and Prohibition in the Dramas of Byron and Shelley. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1998.

Sperry, Stuart M. Shelley's Major Verse: The Narrative and Dramatic Poetry. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1988.

Steinman, Lisa M. Masters of Repetition: Poetry, Culture, and Work in Thomson, Wordsworth, Shelley, and Emerson. New York: St. Martin's, 1998.

Tetreault, Ronald. The Poetry of Life: Shelley and Literary Form. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1987.

Tomalin, Claire. Shelley and His World. New York: Scribner's, 1980.

Ulmer, William A. Shellyan Eros: The Rhetoric of Romantic Love. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1990.

Verma, K. D. The Vision of 'Love's Rare Universe': A Study of Shelley's Epipsychidion. Lanham, MD: UP of America, 1995.

Wasserman, Earl. Shelley: A Critical Reading. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1971.

---. Shelley's Prometheus Unbound: A Critical Reading. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1965.

Weaver, Bennett. Toward the Understanding of Shelley. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1932.

Webb, Timothy. Shelley: A Voice Not Understood. Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities, 1977.

---. The Violet in the Crucible: Shelley and Translation. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1976.

Weinberg, Alan. Shelley's Italian Experience. New York: St. Martin's, 1991.

Weisman, Karen A. Imageless Truths: Shelley's Poetic Fictions. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania, 1994.

Wellburn, Andrew. Power and Self-Consciousness in the Poetry of Shelley. New York: St. Martin's, 1986.

Wheatley, Kim. Shelley and His Readers: Beyond Paranoid Politics. Columbia, MO: U of Missouri P, 1999.

Wilson, Milton. Shelley's Later Poetry: A Study of his Prophetic Imagination. West Port, CT: Greenwood, 1959.

Wolfson, Susan J. Formal Charges: The Shaping of Poetry in British Romanticism. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1997.

Woodman, Ross. The Apocalyptic Vision in the Poetry of Shelley. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1964.

Woodring, Carl. Politics in English Romantic Poetry. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1970.

Wright, David. Records of Shelley, Byron and the Author (by) Edward John Trelawny. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973.

Yost, George. Pieracci and Shelley: An Italian Ur-Cenci. Potomac, MD: Scripta Humanistica, 1986.

Young, Art. Shelley and Nonviolence. The Hague: Mouton, 1975.

Zillman, Lawrence J. Shelley's Prometheus Unbound: The Text and the Drafts. Toward a Modern Definitive Edition. New Haven: Yale UP, 1968.