"The Assassins. A Fragment of a Romance"

Title"The Assassins. A Fragment of a Romance"
Year for Search1840
AuthorsShelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)
Secondary AuthorsShelley, Mrs. [Mary Wollstonecraft](1797-1851)
Secondary TitleEssays, Letters from Abroad, Translations and Fragments
Volume / Edition2 vols.
Pagination182-211
Date Published1840
PublisherE. Moxon
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

The Wandering Jew discovers an isolated Christian sect that is a eutopia of innocence and purity founded on love.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Ed. Roger Ingram and Walter E. Peck. 10 vols. (London: Published For The Julian Editions by Ernest Benn, 1929), 6: 155-71; in Shelley’s Prose or The Trumpet of Prophecy. Ed. David Lee Clark (London: Fourth Estate, 1988), 144-54; and in The Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Ed. E[ugene] B[ernard] Murray (Oxford, Eng.: Clarendon Press, 1993), 1: 124-39. Editorial Commentary 384-90.

Info Notes

Written in 1814-15.

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Author Note

(1792-1822)

Full Text

1840 Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). “The Assassins. A Fragment of a Romance.” In his Essays, Letters from Abroad, Translations and Fragments. Ed. Mrs. Shelley. 2 vols. (London: E. Moxon, 1840), 1: 182-211. Rpt. in The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Ed. Roger Ingram and Walter E. Peck. 10 vols. (London: Published For The Julian Editions by Ernest Benn, 1929), 6: 155-71; in Shelley’s Prose or The Trumpet of Prophecy. Ed. David Lee Clark (London: Fourth Estate, 1988), 144-54; and in The Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Ed. E[ugene] B[ernard] Murray (Oxford, Eng.: Clarendon Press, 1993), 1: 124-39. Editorial Commentary 384-90. L

The Wandering Jew discovers an isolated Christian sect that is a eutopia of innocence and purity founded on love. Written in 1814-15.