This important series takes full account of contemporary literary theory, providing collections of key modern readings of major authors, genres and critical approaches. Individual volumes in the series offer the student authoritative and stimulating guides to the best theoretically-informed critical work on subjects from Chaucer to the present. One of the key Romantic poets, Shelley has benefited most from the so-called 'theoretical revolution'. Students particularly need, therefore, the kind of selection and guidance provided by Dr O'Neill's collection. It covers both the poet's key work and main approaches to it, and gives the student all the help she/he needs in understanding it. Discusses the major work of a major poet. Opens out the range of modern approaches for the student. Provides all the help the student needs: Introduction, headnotes, notes on the authors, further reading.
Michael O'Neill is Professor of Ensligh at the University of Durham, UK.