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Percy Bysshe Shelley: Prometheus Unbound

by Percy Bysshe Shelley Julian and MaddaloThe CenciPrometheus Unbound AUDISNE HAEC AMPHIARAE, SUB TERRAM ABDITE? PrefaceDramatis PersonaeAct 1Act 2Act 3Act 4Cancelled Fragments of "Promethe…


Prometheus is the "fire-bringer" who (in Greek mythology) gave the secret of fire to humans. Prometheus was the son of a Titan, one of the giant elder gods of Greek mythology. Prometheus was a friend …

Brewer's: Prometheus

(3 syl.) made men of clay, and stole fire from heaven to animate them. For this he was chained by Zeus to Mount Caucasus, where an eagle preyed on his liver daily. The word means Forethough…

Aesop's Fables: Prometheus and the Making of Man

by Aesop The Woman and the FarmerThe Swallow and the CrowPrometheus and the Making of Man At the bidding of Jupiter, Prometheus set about the creation of Man and the other animals. Jupiter,…

Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Cenci

by Percy Bysshe Shelley Prometheus UnboundThe Mask of AnarchyThe CenciDedication, to Leigh Hunt, Esq.PrefaceAct 1Act 2Act 3Act 4Act 5Note on the Cenci, by Mrs. Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley: Julian and Maddalo

by Percy Bysshe Shelley Rosalind and HelenPrometheus UnboundJulian and MaddaloPrefaceJulian and MaddaloCancelled Fragments of Julian and MaddaloNote by Mrs. Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Sensitive Plant

by Percy Bysshe Shelley A Vision of the SeaThe Sensitive PlantComposed at Pisa, early in 1820 (dated 'March, 1820,' in Harvard manuscript), and published, with "Prometheus Unbound", the same …