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Proserpine and Midas

By Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft

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Book Id: WPLBN0000635794
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Proserpine and Midas  
Author: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Blackmask Online Collection
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Publisher: Blackmask Online

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Shelley, M. W. (n.d.). Proserpine and Midas. Retrieved from http://cn.ebooklibrary.org/


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Prefatory Note: The editor came across the unpublished texts included in this volume as early as 1905. Perhaps he ought to apologize for delaying their appearance in print. The fact is he has long been afraid of overrating their intrinsic value. But as the great Shelley centenary year has come, perhaps this little monument of his wife?s collaboration may take its modest place among the tributes which will be paid to his memory. For Mary Shelley?s mythological dramas can at least claim to be the proper setting for some of the most beautiful lyrics of the poet, which so far have been read in undue isolation. And even as a literary sign of those times, as an example of that classical renaissance which the romantic period fostered, they may not be altogether negligible.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Proserpine and Midas, 1 -- Mary Shelley, 1 -- Two unpublished Mythological Dramas by MARY SHELLEY, 1 -- Edited with Introduction by A. KOSZUL, 1 -- PREFATORY NOTE, 1 -- Introduction, 2 -- MYTHOLOGICAL DRAMAS, 12 -- MIDAS, 29

 
 



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