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Title
Laon and Cythna, Canto I.iii.7-I.v.9, and a cancelled stanza
Additional title: Canto I.iii.7-I.v.9, and a cancelled stanza
Names
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 (Author)
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859 (Signer)
Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 (Contributor)
Collection

Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material

Series I. Writings

Poetry

Seven holograph fragments from Laon and Cythna

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1817-03 - 1817-10
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (PBS 0094)
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (LH 0001)
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (MWS 0194)
Genres
Poetry
Manuscripts
Notes
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Citation/reference: SC 391: volume V, page 170
Physical Description
Extent: 2 pages (single sheet)
Description
Begins, "There is a pause - the sea birds that were gone / Into their caves to shriek, come forth to spy . . . ." Mounted to an album leaf with attestation note signed by Leigh Hunt (LH 0001). On the adjoining album leaf is mounted a single page of "MS Fragments of P. B. Shelley," written and signed by Mary Shelley (MWS 0194) containing three fragments: "Methought I was a billow in the crowd"; "On Keats" (Here lieth one whose name was writ on water. — "); "To Stella - translated from Plato" ("Thou wert the morning star among the living").
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17040453
MSS Unit ID: 19614
Archives EAD ID: 1746886
Archives EAD ID: 1715615
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ea369480-4619-0134-9603-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1792: Creator Born
  • 1817: Created (Approximate)
  • 1822: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Laon and Cythna, Canto I.iii.7-I.v.9, and a cancelled stanza" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1817 - 1817. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b918b37a-a857-c134-e040-e00a18064314

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Laon and Cythna, Canto I.iii.7-I.v.9, and a cancelled stanza" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b918b37a-a857-c134-e040-e00a18064314

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1817 - 1817). Laon and Cythna, Canto I.iii.7-I.v.9, and a cancelled stanza Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b918b37a-a857-c134-e040-e00a18064314

Wikipedia Citation

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Laon and Cythna, Canto I.iii.7-I.v.9, and a cancelled stanza