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Description - Shelley on Love by Richard Holmes

A collection of Shelley's prose writings on love and romantic passion, providing an emotional portrait of this mercurial Romantic poet. The collection gives not only a Romantic poet's view of romantic passion, but treats love in general, in all its forms and manifestations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780006550129
ISBN-10: 0006550126
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Flamingo
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 25-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard Holmes

Richard Holmes is the author of The Age of Wonder, which won the Royal Society Prize for Science Books and the National Book Critics Circle Award and was one of the ten New York Times' Best Books of the Year in 2009. His balloon book, Falling Upwards, was chosen as a Best Book of the Year by seven newspapers in 2013. His other biographies include Shelley: The Pursuit (winner of the 1974 Somerset Maugham Prize), Coleridge: Early Visions (winner of the 1989 Whitbread Book of the Year Award), Coleridge: Darker Reflections (shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and winner of the Duff Cooper Prize), and Dr. Johnson & Mr. Savage (winner of the 1993 James Tait Black Prize). This Long Pursuit completes the autobiographical trilogy begun in Footsteps (1985) and Sidetracks (2000). Holmes was awarded the OBE in 1992, and was elected an Honorary Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge, in 2010. He is the 2018 winner of the BIO Award presented by the Biographers International Organization for sustained achievement in biography. He lives in London and Norwich with the novelist Rose Tremain.

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