Peterloo collection : The masque of anarchy. A poem

Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822

Peterloo collection

<p style='text-align: justify;'> A poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley, with a preface by Leigh Hunt. Shelley wrote this powerful poem in response to the Peterloo Massacre. He praises the non-violent stance of the Manchester protesters when faced with state aggression. It did not appear in print during his life time. </p>

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