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Percy Bysshe Shelley’s lost poem acquired by Oxford University | BBC News

A pamphlet containing a lost poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley has been purchased by the University of Oxford. Shelley’s Poetical Essay On The Existing State Of Things, will become the 12 millionth book to be added to the Bodleian Library’s vast archive. The 20-page pamphlet, which is the only copy known to survive, will also be available online.

Read more on the BBC website: Percy Bysshe Shelley’s lost poem acquired by Oxford University |BBC News

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One comment on “Percy Bysshe Shelley’s lost poem acquired by Oxford University | BBC News

  1. Jens Lyon
    November 21, 2015

    “It addresses issues such as the abuse of the press, dysfunctional political institutions, and the global impact of war.”

    The world hasn’t changed much since Shelley’s day, has it?

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