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Edward John Trelawny November 1792 – 13 August was a biographer, novelist and adventurer who is best known for his friendship with the Romantic poets Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron.

Percy Bysshe Shelley was born August 4th, 1792, he is one of the epic poets of the 19th century. In the fall of 1810, Shelly entered University of Oxford. Percy furthered himself in poetry and writing at Oxford. Shelly co authored a phamplet on Atheism, his parents were very dissapointed as was the dean of the university.

*Shelley, Percy Bysshe

Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet, friend of Byron, and husband of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was an English novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel 'Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus' (1818).  She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy Bysshe Shelley.  her at the age of 53.

Mary Shelley - famous for "Frankenstein", which I reread in grad school because it came up in one of my critiques. Now I sometimes use the word frankenstein as a verb to describe my art making process.

Percy Florence Shelley, 1819-1889. Son and only surviving child of Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley, so-named because born in Florence during their sojourn in Italy.

Percy Florence Shelley, Son and only surviving child of Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley, so-named because born in Florence during their sojourn in Italy.

The Story of John Wilkes #genealogy #history #northcarolinapioneers  The Story of John WilkesJohn Wilkes was a distinguished statesman and member of Parliament. Also he was a fearless political writer who was violently opposed to the oppressive measures of Great Britain against her American Colonies. In 1763 he published a severe attack on the government in the "North Briton" newspaper. As a result he was sent to the Tower where he was ultimately acquitted. Later he sued for and recovered…

John Wilkes: Politician who despite being no oil painting charmed the ladies into bed using his razor sharp wit. Introduced a baboon to the Hellfire Club with hilarious consequences.

Wiens, Stephen Makepeace, 'Edward John Trelawny', oil on canvas, 1951

Wiens, Stephen Makepeace, 'Edward John Trelawny', oil on canvas, 1951

Smithsonian American Art Museum  3rd Floor, Luce Foundation Center, Washington, DC --  Bust of Percy Bysshe Shelly by William Ordway Partridge, 1899

Smithsonian American Art Museum Floor, Luce Foundation Center, Washington, DC -- Bust of Percy Bysshe Shelly by William Ordway Partridge, 1899 "If not kissing me"

By Ned Williams, the man who died with Shelley.

This is such a curious little extant drawing of Percy Shelley.

Claire Clairmont and the Shelleys 1798-1879  The only true work on Clairmont. Insightful. Necessary, but not definitive.

Claire Clairmont and the Shelleys The only true work on Clairmont. Necessary, but not definitive.

William Ashbless Anubis Gates by Tim Powers

David Palumbo "Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.

Percy Bysshe Shelley: "Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.”

20 Poets on the Meaning of Poetry

This is absolute perfection, distilled: 20 Poets on What Poetry Is. This would be such a cool writing assignment, too; pick one each week or something and have students write a poem that fits that definition.

Sketch from 1 January 1810, 'Dreamy Shelley'.  by Unknown artist.  He was 18,  In April of this year he matriculated at University College Oxford.  According to reports he attended only one lecture while at Oxford but read 16 hours a day.  This was also the year his first novel was published 'Zastrozzi'.  This is where he first wrote of his atheistic leanings.

Sketch from 1 January 1810, 'Dreamy Shelley'. by Unknown artist. He was 18, In April of this year he matriculated at University College Oxford. According to reports he attended only one lecture while at Oxford but read 16 hours a day. This was also the year his first novel was published 'Zastrozzi'. This is where he first wrote of his atheistic leanings.

Henrik Wergeland. Romantic poet of Norway in 19th century. My step-great-great-great grandpa (and close friend of my great-great-great grandpa). When he died, after my ggg grandma died, my ggg grandpa married his widow, Amalie Sofie. My ggg grandpa also gave the eulogy at his funeral. Edvard Grieg used his poetry as lyrics in his Opus 58, songs of Norway. Also, Wergeland's poetry was famous for also fighting for the rights of Jews in Norway.

Romantic poet of Norway in century. Edvard Grieg used his poetry as lyrics in his Opus songs of Norway. Also, Wergeland's poetry was famous for also fighting for the rights of Jews in Norway. (by Odd Magne Velde)

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s (1797-1851) work crosses over many genres (essays, biographies, short stories, and dramas) and often contain autobiographical elements.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s work crosses over many genres (essays, biographies, short stories, and dramas) and often contain autobiographical elements.

Samuel taylor coleridge

- He lived off people - Rime of the Ancient mariner which inspired Mary Shelley to write Frankenstein. - He also wrote Kubla Khan -

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