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dc.contributor.advisorHunter, Parks C.
dc.creatorAbbott, William Henry
dc.description.abstractFrom the earliest period in his poetic life Shelley's mission was to reform the world. But his passion was for reform far broader and more inclusive than simply a change in social manners and institutions. It was an aspiration for no thing less than a transformation of modern man's view of the universe and the human world, translating it from spatial terms to historical ones. In as early a work as Queen Mab (1812) a philosophy of history had already begun to take shape, enough to identify the Shelley an theory as that of progress. During the middle years (up to 1817) that produced The Revolt of Islam and the later years (1818 until his death in July, 1822) that produced Prometheus Unbound and "A Defence of Poetry," the Shelley an philosophy of history never wavered from the theory of progress. ...en
dc.format.extent179 leavesen
dc.rightsThis thesis was part of a retrospective digitization project authorized by the Texas A&M University Libraries. Copyright remains vested with the author(s). It is the user's responsibility to secure permission from the copyright holder(s) for re-use of the work beyond the provision of Fair Use.en
dc.subjectMajor Englishen
dc.subject.classification1973 Dissertation A134
dc.titleThe philosophy of history in selected works of Percy Bysshe Shelleyen
dc.typeThesisen A&M Universityen of Philosophyen D. in Englishen
dc.contributor.committeeMemberBallinger, Richard H.
dc.format.digitalOriginreformatted digitalen
dc.publisher.digitalTexas A&M University. Libraries

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