Politics and Satire

Steven E. Jones

in The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Published in print December 2012 | ISBN: 9780199558360
Published online January 2013 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Literature

 Politics and Satire

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This chapter discusses Shelley's political and satirical works. These include A Proposal for Putting Reform to the Vote Throughout the Kingdom, An Address to the People on the Death of the Princess Charlotte, The Mask of Anarchy, Queen Mab, Peter Bell the Third, On the Devil, and Devils, and The Devil's Walk.

Keywords: Percy Bysshe Shelley; English poets; Romantic poets; political writings; satire

Article.  7780 words. 

Subjects: Literature ; Literary Studies (19th Century) ; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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