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New PDF release: Shelley's Textual Seductions: Plotting Utopia in the Erotic

By Samuel Lyndon Gladden

First released in 2002. This e-book surveys how and to what impression Shelley makes use of erotic narratives to masks political rhetoric inside his makes an attempt to explain and produce forth utopia. Posing erotic relationships as either an exemplar of the inequities of strength and a paradigm for substitute social orders that dismantle oppressive buildings, it argues Shelley’s paintings imagines an area the place the tension of tyranny succumbs to the liberation of ecstatic union. From the Romantics to the Aesthetes, it argues that this version contributed to a counter-tradition in British literature which situates the erotic as a trope for political discourse. This paintings might be of curiosity to scholars of literature.

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