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A Short Analysis of Percy Shelley’s ‘Hymn to Intellectual Beauty’

By Dr Oliver Tearle (Loughborough University) Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), wrote ‘Hymn to Intellectual Beauty’ in 1816 during the same holiday at Lake Geneva that produced the novel Frankenstein (written, of course, by Percy’s wife, Mary Shelley). Below, we offer a summary and analysis of ‘Hymn to Intellectual Beauty’, stanza […]