Ariel by Andre Maurois

Ariel by Andre Maurois

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Facsimile of 1935 ed. This book tells the tale of Percy Bysshe Shelley, whose life was singularly interesting and diverse. His friends unanimously testify that his character was one of gentleness, purity, generosity and strong affection. As a poet, he stands in the front rank and in some of his shorter poems he is unsurpassed. During his short life of 30 years, he was not the object of much severe judgment and his poetic power was recognized by only a few. Contents Part Keate's Way; The Home; The Confidant; The Neighbouring Pine; Quod Erat Demonstrandum; Timothy Shelley's Vigorous Dialectics; An Academy for Young Ladies; The Despotic Chain; A Very Young Couple; Hogg; First Encounter with Middle Age; Soap Bubbles; The Venerated Friend; Miss Hitchener; Harriet; Comparisons; and Second Incarnation of the Goddess. Contents Part A Six Weeks' Tour; The Pariahs; Godwin; Don Juan Conquered; Ariel and Don Juan; Graves in the Garden of Love; The Rules of the Game; Queen of Marble and Mud; The Roman Cemetery; Any Wife to Any Husband; The Cavaliere Servente; A Scandalous Letter; Lord Byron's Silence; Miranda; The Disciples; II Samuel The Refuge; Ariel Set Free; and Last Links. This 1985 Penguin Paperback is in good condition. DJ a little worn at edges.

ISBN: 0140000011 SKU: 1159205 This image is of the actual book.