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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date December 12, 2015
Pages 24
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781522712015
ISBN-10 1522712011
Dimensions 0.06 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $6.65
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Triumph of Life was the last major work by Percy Bysshe Shelley before his death in 1822. The work was left unfinished. Shelley wrote the poem at Casa Magni in Lerici, Italy in the early summer of 1822. He modelled the poem, written in terza rima, on Petrarch’s Trionfi and Dante’s Divine Comedy. Shelley was working on the poem when he was accidentally drowned on 8 July 1822 during a storm on a voyage from Leghorn. The poem was first published in the collection Posthumous Poems (1824) published in London by John and Henry L. Hunt which was edited by his wife Mary Shelley, who emphasised the importance of the work. The theme of the poem is an exploration of the nature of being and reality. For Shelley, life itself, the “painted veil” which obscures and disguises the immortal spirit, is a more universal conqueror than love, death, fame, chastity, divinity, or time, and, in a dream vision, he sees this triumphal chariot pass, “on the storm of its own rushing splendour,” over the captive multitude of men. Ultimately, natural life corrupts and triumphs over the spirit.

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About: The Triumph of Life was the last major work by Percy Bysshe Shelley before his death in 1822.

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