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date: 04 June 2020

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This chapter presents a biography of Percy Bysshe Shelley. The discussions include his childhood and early rebellions; his rejection of England as reflected in his major poems; his radical writings that severed both his ties to his father's Whig politics and his tenure at Oxford; his marriage to Harriet Shelley; and his elopement with Mary Godwin.

Keywords: Percy Bysshe Shelley, biography, childhood, radical writings, Harriet Shelley, Mary Godwin, English poets, Romantic poets

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