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Published by Haskell House in New York .
Written in English


  • Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 -- Knowledge -- Manners and customs.,
  • Vegetarianism.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR5431 .A98 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4454175M
ISBN 100838310311
LC Control Number79116789

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  Shelley's vegetarianism by William E. A. Axon, edition, Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and ed by: 2. In fact the master vegetarian was Dr. William Lambe, to whom he intended to write three more books on the theme. The Shelleys spent the winter of /13 in . A Vindication of Natural Diet () is Shelley’s clearest promotion of vegetarianism. In this Shelley proposes a link between moral and physical health, and the first sentence lays out ‘unnatural habits of life’ as the origin of physical and moral depravity. The life of Percy Bysshe Shelley: Vol.1 (link to google books) The life of Percy Bysshe Shelley Vol.2 (link to google books) by Jefferson Hogg, pub. (in 4 volumes but only 2 finished). This is a much critcised biography, more about Hogg than Shelley- see Salt's 'examination' of it below. George Bernard Shaw on Shelley (html) - extracts.

Mary Shelly's FRANKENSTEIN is a case in point. FRANKENSTEIN has received an enormous amount of critical attention over the past two decades from feminists and other critics, all of whom have neglected to explore the vegetarian themes in the novel. Frankenstein's creature is a vegetarian.   Vegetarians can count Pythagoras, Leonardo da Vinci, Ben Franklin, Shelley, and Gandhi among their historical supporters. This book will motivate readers to consume more healthy non-animal foods and recognize the compassion behind vegetarian choices. But, you don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy this s: Shelley's Vegetarianism was satirised in a curious squib published after his death in the Medical Adviser of Dec. 6, , which was edited by Alexander Burnett, M.D. This is reprinted in "Book Lore," III., The following letter from the late Sir Percy Shelley may be cited:—. This book brings together the themes of diet, consumption, the body, and human relationships with the natural world, in a highly original study of the poet Shelley, a campaigning vegetarian and Morton offers an illuminatingly broad context for his views in eighteenth-century social and political thought concerning the place of humans in nature.

  A vegetarian diet, Shelley notes, is no silver bullet for the superficial symptoms of societal ills. Rather, it is a curative refinement of the very character of human beings, which would in turn effect a healing of the underlying maladies rotting the marrow of civilization. Shelley's Vegetarianism is a pamphlet on the vegetarianism of Percy Bysshe Shelley by William Axon, published by the Vegetarian Society. It is a printing of a lecture delivered by Axon before the Shelley Society, at University College in   In this fascinating and informative story of vegetarianism since prehistoric times, Colin Spencer describes the religious, philosophical, and social aspects of vegetarianism, introducing such prominent and often colorful practitioners as Pythagoras, Ovid, Leonardo da Vinci, Sir Thomas More, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, Leo Tolstoy, George Bernard/5(23).   “Frankenstein’s Monster was vegetarian Frankenstein was indebted to the vegetarian climate of its day In its associations of feminism, Romantic radicalism, and vegetarianism, Mary Shelley’s book bears the vegetarian word.