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Critical Essay by Michael Rossington

SOURCE: “Shelley and the Orient,” in Keats-Shelley Review, No. 6, 1991, pp. 18-36.

In the following essay, Rossington discusses the influence of Orientalism in Shelley's works, focusing on “A Philosophical View of Reform,” “Ozymandias,” “To the Nile,” Alastor, Prometheus Unbound, and “The Witch of Atlas.”

Much informative scholarship has provided us with evidence of the breadth of Shelley's reading of accounts of travels to the Near East, North Africa and India; of the apparent acknowledgement in his poetry of contemporary explanations of Eastern mythologies both by theologians and enlightened philosophes; and finally of ‘the translations of the marvellous tales of Oriental fancy’ which Hogg says Shelley ‘perused with more than ordinary eagerness’ in 1810 at Oxford, and which in...

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