segunda-feira, 30 de agosto de 2010

"The Cambridge Companion to Shelley"

Em meio a minhas pesquisas por livros, encontrei algo super interessante, relacionado à obra do último mês - "Frankenstein", de Mary Shelley. Trata-se de um volume da excelente coleção "The Cambridge Companion to", dedicado ao marido da escritora e também poeta, Percy Shelley.

Para os interessados, aqui vai uma pequena sinopse do
livro, que pode ser encontrado na Better World Books, pelo módico precinho de $7,46!!

"Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) was an extraordinary poet, playwright and essayist, revolutionary both in his ideas and in his artistic theory and practice. This collection of original essays by an international group of specialists is a comprehensive survey of the life, works and times of this radical Romantic writer. Three sections cover Shelley's life and posthumous reception; the basics of his poetry, prose and drama; and his immersion in the currents of philosophical and political thinking and practice. As well as providing a wide-ranging look at the state of existing scholarship, the Companion develops and enriches our understanding of Shelley. Significant new contributions include fresh assessments of Shelley's narratives, his view of philosophy, and his role in emerging views about ecology. With its chronology and guide to further reading, this lively and accessible Companion is an invaluable guide for students and scholars of Shelley and of Romanticism."

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