Percy Bysshe Shelley | Critical Essay by K. D. Verma

This literature criticism consists of approximately 24 pages of analysis & critique of Percy Bysshe Shelley.
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Critical Essay by K. D. Verma

SOURCE: Introduction to The Vision of “Love's Rare Universe”: A Study of Shelley's Epipsychidion, University Press of America, Inc., 1995, pp. 1-12.

In the following introduction to a full-length interpretation of Shelley's Epipsychidion, Verma evaluates the poem in the context of Shelley's theory of the imagination.

I am the eye with which the Universe Beholds itself and knows it is divine; All harmony of instrument or verse, All prophecy, all medicine is mine, All light of art or nature;—to my song Victory and praise in its own right belong. 

“Hymn of Apollo”

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Epipsychidion, written in 1821, is a product of Shelley's mature years. Following the composition of his earlier poems, Shelley's thought had exhibited a rapid and dramatic growth, especially in terms of its capacity, power and magnitude. Prometheus...

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