William Ordway Partridge, Bust of Percy Bysshe Shelly, n.d., copyrighted 1899, plaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Ordway Partridge, 1994.73
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Hip-Hop star, Akala meets the poet, Hannah Lowe, to explore Shelley's poem 'Ozymandias' and how it illustrates the transitory nature of power. The themes of creating and controlling life, e.g Frankenstein are also explored.
Article description: "Dr Stephanie Forward explains the key ideas and influences of Romanticism, and considers their place in the work of writers including Wordsworth, Blake, P B Shelley and Keats." Includes historical political and social context, the evolution of the Romatic movement, examples of writers and their works typical of this literary genre.