International Journal of Literature and Arts

Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2024

  • Research Article

    Romanticism and Nonviolence: Percy Bysshe Shelley Exhumed

    George Ewane Ngide*

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2024
    Pages: 16-26
    Received: 15 February 2024
    Accepted: 6 March 2024
    Published: 11 April 2024
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijla.20241202.11
    Abstract: This paper posits that in his prose and poetry, Percy Bysshe Shelley (an English poet of the Romantic period) articulates both the philosophy and methodology of nonviolence as a response to oppression, repression and marginalisation. It also contends that although his theory significantly impacted the formation of the philosophies and socio-politic... Show More