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Shelley and energy reassesses Percy Shelley's engagement with early nineteenth-century technological know-how and medication, particularly his wisdom and use of theories at the nature of existence offered within the debate among surgeons John Abernethy and William Lawrence. Sharon Ruston bargains new biographical info to hyperlink Shelley to a scientific circle and explores the ways that Shelley exploits the language and concepts of energy. significant canonical works are reconsidered to handle Shelley's politicised figuring out of up to date clinical discourse.

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