St. Irvyne

St. Irvyne

Percy Bysshe Shelley / Dec 09, 2019

St Irvyne Wolfstein involuntarily shuddered Cavigni quaffed the liquor to the dregs the cup fell from his trembling hand The chill dew of death sat upon his forehead in terrific convulsion he fell headlong and

  • Title: St. Irvyne
  • Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • ISBN: 9781419148712
  • Page: 132
  • Format: Paperback
  • Wolfstein involuntarily shuddered Cavigni quaffed the liquor to the dregs the cup fell from his trembling hand The chill dew of death sat upon his forehead in terrific convulsion he fell headlong and, inarticulately uttering I am poisoned, sank seemingly lifeless on the earth Sixty robbers at once rushed forward to raise him and, reclining in their arms, with aWolfstein involuntarily shuddered Cavigni quaffed the liquor to the dregs the cup fell from his trembling hand The chill dew of death sat upon his forehead in terrific convulsion he fell headlong and, inarticulately uttering I am poisoned, sank seemingly lifeless on the earth Sixty robbers at once rushed forward to raise him and, reclining in their arms, with an horrible and harrowing shriek, the spark of life fled from his body for ever A robber, skilled in surgery, opened a vein but no blood followed the touch of the lancet Wolfstein advanced to the body, unappalled by the crime which he had committed.

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      • Percy Bysshe Shelley

        Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets and is widely considered to be among the finest lyric poets of the English language He is perhaps most famous for such anthology pieces as Ozymandias, Ode to the West Wind, To a Skylark, and The Masque of Anarchy However, his major works were long visionary poems including Alastor, Adonais, The Revolt of Islam, Prometheus Unbound and the unfinished The Triumph of Life.Shelley s unconventional life and uncompromising idealism, combined with his strong skeptical voice, made him a authoritative and much denigrated figure during his life He became the idol of the next two or three generations of poets, including the major Victorian and Pre Raphaelite poets Robert Browning, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Algernon Charles Swinburne, as well as William Butler Yeats and poets in other languages such as Jibanananda Das and Subramanya Bharathy He was also admired by Karl Marx, Henry Stephens Salt, and Bertrand Russell Famous for his association with his contemporaries John Keats and Lord Byron, he was also married to novelist Mary Shelley.


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    1. This is Shelley's second gothic novel and, in my opinion, far superior to his first, Zastrozzi. Again, he has "borrowed" heavily from more established gothic novelists of the time. The reader can trace Emily St Aubert from The Mysteries of Udolpho in Eloise, moments from Charlotte Dacre's Zofloya and Radcliffe's The Italian. It's not so much plagiarism as a pastiche of a lot of contemporaneous works, but there is still some really fine writing in here. In the grand tradition of gothic novels, Sh [...]



    2. Te sorprenderá la faceta más gótica en prosa de Shelley, conmigo por lo menos lo ha conseguido. La pena es que sea tan difícil de conseguir en español.


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